Police deploy 2500 cops for 3rd India-Pak test match

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Bangalore, Dec 7 (UNI) Security has been beefed up in and around M Chinnaswamy Stadium, the venue for the third and final test between India and Pakistan beginning tomorrow.

A top police official said that more than 2500 policemen, including cops in plain clothes, bomb disposal squads and dog squads were pressed into service during the five days from tomorrow Besides, close circuit cameras had been installed in players dressing room and other vantage points. Top players including Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Shoaib Akhtar were among others were provided security.

The buses carrying the players from Hotel to the ground were provided with pilot cars.

Players had already been cautioned against venturing out on their own as providing security would become a problem, the official added.

UNI

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