Search operation for missing Andhra CM is on: NSA Narayanan

September 2nd, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI  

ISRO New Delhi, Sep.2 (ANI): National Security Adviser M.K.Narayanan on Wednesday evening said that search operations were being carried out in the Nallamallai forest area of Andhra Pradesh and some forward movements are expected by Thursday morning.

Nallamalai forest is the area where the State Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy’s helicopter has gone missing.

“Search operation is on in the area. We expect some forward movement by tomorrow morning. Two helicopters with the sensitive radar facility have been pressed into the operation,” said Narayanan.

“One more copter will be pressed into the service by tomorrow,” he added.

“ISRO’s low-flying aircrafts have taken high resolution pictures on Nallamalai area. The Indian Satellites’ pictures will also be examined by tomorrow morning,” said Narayanan.

“All the images will be available by tomorrow morning. The analysis will also be done tomorrow morning,” he added.

“We are (at present) not concerned about naxals’ presence but we are more concerned about CM and party’s safe return,” Narayanan said. (ANI)

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