Suspected Maoists kill three in West Midnapore
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Last Updated: Sunday, January 03, 2010, 17:48
Kolkata: Two brothers were among three persons killed by suspected Maoists in West Midnapore district, police said on Sunday.

Around 40 persons, suspected to be Maoists, barged into the house of one Anath Singh (40) and Siteshwar Singh, 35, at Shyamnagar village in Belpahari and chopped off their heads last night, they said.

The police recovered the bodies this morning and sent them for post-mortem.

In another case, CPI(M) activist Jhantu Patra, a resident of Bamal village in Lalgarh, was shot dead allegedly by Maoists last night, the police said.

With these cases, the total number of killings in the district has now gone up to 65 since last month.


First Published: Sunday, January 03, 2010, 17:48

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