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Alert sounded in Tripura

Sunday, 24 February 2013 - 8:47pm IST Updated: Sunday, 24 February 2013 - 8:48pm IST | Place: Agartala | Agency: PTI
On February 22, BSF Director-General Subhash Joshi here had said high alert had been sounded along India's borders with other countries.

An alert was sounded in Tripura following twin blasts in Hyderabad in which 16 people lost their lives, official sources said on Sunday.

"Following instructions from the central government, we have alerted our security forces so that no sabotage could take place in the state," state Chief Secretary Sanjoy Kumar Panda told reporters in Agartala.

On February 22, BSF Director-General Subhash Joshi here had said high alert had been sounded along India's borders with other countries.

Tripura has 856-km-long border with Bangladesh.


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