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ISRO files police complaint after unidentified people spread rumours about 'mysterious explosion'

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

 ISRO files police complaint after unidentified people spread rumours about mysterious explosion

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

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

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

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Updated Date: Sep 26, 2017 08:37:41 IST

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