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Search on for naxals in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 19:35

Udhagamandalam: The Special Task Force (STF) personnel along with police are today carrying out search operations in the jungles of Pandalur in the hilly Nilgiris District following intelligence about possible presence of the ultras.

Based on intelligence tip-off that the naxalites may celebrate the birthday of one of its leaders and likely to indulge in violence, a 40-member team, drawn from Police and STF are combing the 20 KM area of Keelnadugani-Glenrock and Mepadi, bordering Tamil Nadu and Kerala, police said.

Besides alerting the border checkposts in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, additional force has been deployed near the Central Government installations, including the BSNL office, and also Police stations, they said.

The operations were being led by Cherampadi Police Inspector Mahendran and STF Inspector Krishnamoorthy, they said.

First Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 19:35

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