Italians` abduction: Maoists yet to respond to negotiation offer

Maoists, who took hostage two
Italians in Kandhamal district, were yet to respond on Monday to
the Odisha government`s offer of negotiations even as the
deadline set by the ultras was presumed to have been extended.

Deadline ends, no word yet on abducted Italians

The deadline for the release of two Italians, who were kidnapped by Maoists in Odisha’s Kandhamal district, expired on Sunday.