Saturday, March 21, 2009

Two persons shot at by suspected Maoists

Published: March 21,2009

Rourkela , Mar 21 Two persons were seriously injured after being attacked by four suspected Maoists at Bijabahal chowk under Biramitrapur police station, about 30 km from here today, police said.

The motorbike borne ultras suddenly opened fire on Bulu Topo and Mangara Topo while they were playing carrom in a rest-shed by the side of NH-23, they said.

Bulu, a contractor, was hit two rounds on his stomach while Mangara was fired on his heap once. The attackers also hurled a crude bomb before leaving the place by two motorbikes.

Police had seized particles of the bomb and a write-up in a letter-head of Jharkhand Badshah ( Radhamohan Group) owning responsibility stating that Bulu was a police informer and did not abide by group&aposs instructions despite several warnings.

Both the injured were shifted to Ispat General Hospital here where Bulu is battling for his life in the ICU ward while Mangara was undergoing treatment in the surgery ward.

Source: PTI

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