Armed Maoists kidnap OC, injure ASI in WB police station
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Last Updated: Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 15:42
  
Midnapore (WB): Suspected armed Maoists today abducted an officer-in-charge, injured an ASI and looted arms from a police station near Lalgarh in West Midnapore district, police said.

A group of about 25 Maoists on motorcycles raided the Sankrail police station, abducted officer-in-charge Atin Dutta and shot at assistant sub-inspector Sukhendu Mansata, they said.

A gunfight broke out between the two parties which carried on for 45 minutes before the attackers fled.

They looted arms and ammunition from the police station which is surrounded by jungles.


First Published: Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 15:42


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