CRPF men injured
An Inspector and two other personnel sustained pellet injuries in a freak mishap at the firing range on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) campus at Kurudampalayam on Thursday. Sources said the personnel were firing hand grenades through a launcher gun when one of the grenades fired at a long-range target exploded at a short range. Body found
The body of Naveen Kumar (16), a Class XI student of a private school at Karamadai, was found hanging in a mutton stall on the Mettuppalayam -Annur Road on Thursday. Naveen Kumar, who went to school on January 17, did not return home, his parents said.
An engine hauling the inspection coach of the Nilgiri Mountain Railway derailed on Thursday morning on the ghat section.