This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Tourist’s abduction: India in touch with Italy

Two Italian tourists have reportedly been taken hostage by Maoists in Odisha`s Kandhamal district.

New Delhi: India is in touch with Italy to facilitate assistance through authorities concerned in connection with the kidnapping of two Italian tourists who were abducted by Maoists from a tribal-dominated area in Odisha, official sources said on Sunday.
The Ministry of External Affairs contacted Italy after the abduction that took place last night, the sources said.
Odisha`s Director General of Police Manmohan Praharaj said, "There is information about abduction of two persons by Maoists in Kandhamal district. Further details are awaited."

State Home Secretary UN Behera said the abduction took place last night.

Kandhamal District Collector RP Patil said the incident was believed to have taken place in the bordering area of Kandhamal and Ganjam districts and the situation was being
closely monitored though no detailed information was available immediately.

A senior police officer said the foreigners, who had visited the area on March 12 along with two others from Puri, were identified as Bosusco Paolo and Claudio Colangelo.


From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions


photo gallery



Presidential poll reveals how infighting and bruised egos weakened the grand alliance

The Doklam Deadlock: India and China need to defuse crisis immediately

The Whimper of the Dragon: New Delhi's response has rattled Beijing into 1962 hysteria

A soldier’s perennial dilemma over the use of lethal force

SP MP Naresh Agrawal made hurtful comments, media just did its job