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Security beefed-up for Indian team

It was told not to venture out following protest over cartoon row in Pakistan.

india Updated: Feb 15, 2006 20:19 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India

Security for the Indian cricket team was beefed upon Wednesday following fresh protests in the country over cartoons of Prophet Mohammed.

The team, which isin Multanto play the fourth one-day international against Pakistan on Thursday, has been advised not to venture out of the hotel unescorted.

Indian Team Manager Raj Singh Dungarpur said the caution had been sounded by the Indian High Commission.

"The High Commission called up to say that if at all the team members venture out, they should not go alone," he said.

With protests lined-up forThursday as well, stringent security measures have been taken for the day-night encounter.

First Published: Feb 15, 2006 13:59 IST