Afzal Guru Hanged: Security tightened in national capital

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Feb 9 2013, 14:55pm hrs
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A tight security was in place across the city today to ensure that no untoward incident take place in the wake of hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

All the police stations in the city were put on high alert, police sources said.

Additional deployment of forces has been made in minority dominated areas across the city, they said.

Patrolling is being intensified in crowded market areas, railway stations and bus terminals as part of efforts to tighten security.

Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Guru was hanged at 8 AM.