New Delhi: All the eight activists of the banned group Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who escaped from the Bhopal Central Jail of Madhya Pradesh were killed in an encounter with police near Eintkhedi village on Monday.
The inmates who were kept at the B Block of the jail killed a security guard and injured another.
Earlier, the state Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan said four jail officials including DIG Jail, and ADG jail will be suspended for security lapses.
Following the prison break incident, security was beefed up in and around the jail.
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The state border areas were also sealed and all the bus stands, railway stations and checkpoints on national highways were brought under vigil.