Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Three shot dead, 10-wheeler truck torched in Jharkhand

24 Jun 2009, 1838 hrs IST, PTI



GUMLA/KHUNTI (JHARKHAND): Three people were shot dead and a ten-wheeler truck was set on fire in separate incidents in Gumla and Khunti districts of
Jharkhand, the police said on Wednesday.

Unknown gunmen shot three men early today at Bhandaria in Gumla district, killing all of them on the spot.

The police said group rivalry could be the motive behind the killings.

In a separate incident on Ranchi-Jamshedpur Road in Khunti district near Tamar, a ten-wheeler truck carrying iron rods from Jamshedpur to Allahabad was stopped and set on fire by Maoists on Tuesday night, the police said.

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