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Bomb squad combs India-Pakistan match venue

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Police bomb squad officers and sniffer dogs searched Bangalore stadium Monday as part of a massive security operation for the start of the first Pakistan cricket tour to India for five years. 

Indian bomb squad officials carry out a routine check outside the Chinnaswamy stadium in Bangalore on December 24, 2012. Police bomb squad officers and sniffer dogs combed Bangalore stadium as part of a massive security operation for the start of the first Pakistan cricket tour to India for five years.

Hardline Indian nationalist organisations including Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Shiv Sena have both threatened to hold protests outside all the venues for the five-match series, which begins in Bangalore on Tuesday evening.

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