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Strict vigil on Tamil Nadu-Kerala border to prevent Maoist infiltration

Police from both the states are carrying out combing operations to flush the suspected Maoists out

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

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special task force (STF) and police are keeping strict vigil on the state border along Kerala, to prevent infiltration of seven suspected Maoists.

Based on information about movement of strangers along the border at Attapady in on Friday, police from both the states are carrying out combing operations to flush them out, police said.

The tribals in the area claimed that they noticed seven persons, including two women, entering Attapady, a few kilometres from

As there was the possibility of them entering Coimbatore, either via Mankarai or Mettupalayam, STF and police are keeping strict vigil in the area, they said.

First Published: Sat, August 06 2016. 14:57 IST
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