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Feb 24, 2013 at 01:58pm IST

Security beefed up in Delhi after twin blasts in Hyderabad

New Delhi: Barricades have been put around the Amar Jawan Jyoti area in the capital. Delhi Police on Sunday cited security reasons for the measure. However, there are no curbs on movement on Rajpath or other parts of central Delhi.

Police said that security was increased at all important landmarks in Delhi on Friday itself after the twin blasts in Hyderabad.

Sixteen people were killed and 117 injured when two blasts ripped throw the crowded market area at Dilsukh Nagar. The two explosions took place near Venkatadri and Konark movie theatres. According to the police one bomb may have been placed on a cycle and the other was put inside a tiffin box.