Delhi police invests in gear to tackle bomb threats


April 8, 2017

The Delhi police is investing majorly in tools and equipment to tackle bomb threats. The initiative follows the prospect of rising terror attacks in the near future.

Highly placed sources in the security establishment told this reporter that in view of the situation in Kashmir, Kerala, West Bengal and Assam, where jihadi activities have intensified, the Delhi police force has been asked to prepare itself for future eventualities. New Delhi, due to its status as the national capital and its porous borders with other states, has become the first choice for carrying out terror attacks.

In the last one month, the Delhi police has floated multiple tenders seeking purchase of equipment that are used to detect and defuse bombs and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

 

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Source: Sunday Guardian Live.