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ISRO files police complaint against rumours about smoke on its Tamil Nadu campus

Anti-Naxal team and CISF took up the investigation after reports of smoke emanating on the campus in Mahendragiri of Tirunelveli district on June 23.

Published: 26th September 2017 08:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th September 2017 08:28 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

CHENNAI: Officials of the Indian Space Research Organisation, Tamil Nadu campus, have filed a police complaint against unidentified persons for spreading rumours that smoke emanated after a "mysterious explosion" on its premises recently.

Police said the ISRO officials lodged a complaint against unidentified persons for spreading rumours.

Anti-Naxal team and CISF took up the investigation after reports of smoke emanating on the campus in Mahendragiri of Tirunelveli district on June 23, the police said today, adding as per the probe, the incident was only a rumour.

According to a police release, the investigation also revealed that a huge boulder located in a hilly area about 20 kms away from the campus had fell from the top on June 23.

"Further investigation was underway in the matter," the release added.



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