West Bengal: Three killed by suspected Maoists

Last Updated: Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 14:55

Kolkata: Three unidentified people were killed and one person was injured when suspected Maoists opened fire near a tea stall in West Bengal`s West Midnapore district, police said on Sunday.

The attack took place near Rameshwarpur area. Several people were also severely beaten up. The deceased are yet to be identified, Deputy Superintendent A Sarkar said.

Maoists are active in the three western districts of West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia.
IANS



First Published: Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 14:55

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