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Curfew in Jaipur after serial blasts

May 14, 2008 09:33 IST

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Curfew was imposed on Wednesday in 15 police station areas of Jaipur in the wake of the eight deadly blasts here that left 60 dead and 200 injured.

District Collector Akhil Arora said curfew has been imposed as a precautionary measure. The curfew will be effective from 9 am to 6 pm.

Additional Director General of Police Kanhaiya Lal said curfew has been imposed in 15 police station areas.

The areas under curfew are Lal Kothi, Adarsh Nagar, Transport Nagar, Manak Chowk, Subhash Chowk, Ram Ganj, Galta Gate, Brahmpuri, Bhatta Basti, Kotwali, Nahargarh, Sanjay Circle, Jalubpura and Hasanpura Chowki in Sadar area.

However, funeral processions were exempted from the purview of the curfew.

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