Monday’s bomb blasts in the Indian commercial capital of Bombay have raised concerns about the country’s preparedness to take effective measures to deal with such deadly situations. Leading security experts say there cannot be a foolproof system to prevent such blasts. Even as the Indian authorities have initially pointed the finger towards Pakistan-based militant groups for Monday’s incidents, intelligence experts say the security agencies should adopt a new approach to counter militancy in the country. Some experts say many state police forces have become ineffective at dealing with militant and rebel attacks because of corruption and a lack of modern technical expertise. “Unless the security agencies adopt latest technology to deal with the situation it will be difficult to counter militant groups,” said one officer. “Technology to intercept messages and even modern weapons are not available always with the police, especially in smaller towns.” Full Story
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