Special Correspondent

SALEM: Mystery continues to shroud the sudden disappearance of 11 students, including six girls of various city schools who, since Monday night, have not returned to their homes after finishing their tuition classes here.

City Police alerted all police stations in the State and formed ten squads to trace the missing students, studying in standards VII-Plus I. They are from Annathanapatti area and had been attending private tuition classes. They return home together at 9 p.m.

When they did not return home even after11 on Monday night, the parents lodged a complaint with Annathanapatti police.

The officers on duty launched a whole night search. The missing students remained untraced till Tuesday evening.

The parents fear that their wards might have been kidnapped.