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PM’s Tripura visit: Airport on high alert: Security beefed up
PM’s Tripura visit: Airport on high alert: Security beefed up
PHOTO : Security beefed up at Agartala Airport. TIWN Pic Nov 30

AGARTALA, November 30 (TIWN): Security has been beefed up in Agartala Airport to thwart any possible attacks from insurgents ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to inaugurate the commercial generation II unit of OTPC at Palatana of Gomati district on December 1st.

While taking to TIWN Superintendent of Police (SP) West Bijoy Kumar Nag said  strength of the security forces deployed before the vital installations like Civil Secretariat, state Assembly, Rajbhaban was strengthened.

Regular check-up of vehicles entering into the capital town is on and dog squads have been pressed into service to unearth any hidden bombs and patrolling by paramilitary Tripura State Rifles (TSR) in the hilly and interior places has been intensified.

He said BSF which guards the 856 km long international border with Bangladesh was also alerted for keeping vigilance so that no unwanted elements could intrude into Indian territory before the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit.

The will be no disturbance in the arrival and departures of flights due to the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he added.  

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