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Suspected Maoists kill two Orissa cops

Last Updated: Thursday, July 30, 2009 - 09:42

Bhubaneswar: Suspected Maoists killed two
police personnel in Orissa`s Keonjhar district this evening,
the police said.

Bodies of assistant sub-inspector of police Muralidhar
Bastia and home guard Hadibandhu Mahanta were found with their
throats slit on Daitari-Paradip Express Highway, they said.

The bodies laid in a pool of blood near the border of
Jajpur district and at a place about 10 km from Brahmanipal
police outpost in Keonjhar district where they were posted.

"We suspect this as a handiwork of Maoist ultras," a
senior police officer said.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, July 30, 2009 - 09:42
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