Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Maoists kill four in Rayagada

Rayagada (Orissa), Nov 11 (PTI) Striking in a big way, armed Maoists killed four persons and critically injured another in Orissa's Rayagada district suspecting them to be police informers, police sources said today.

Around 50 ultras armed with guns, axes and other sharp weapons struck in village Pandrotala in Mukundpur area, about 50 km from here last mid-night, killing three persons and causing injuries to two others, they said.

The victims were called out of their houses and attacked by the red rebels who opened fire and also used sharp edged weapons, they said.

One of the injured, admitted to the district headquarter hospital here, succumbed to injuries later, while the condition of one person undergoing treatment continued to be serious, hospital sources said.

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