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Officials: Maoist Landmine Kills 15 Police in Central India

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials say a landmine planted by suspected Maoist rebels has killed at least 15 police officers and wounded 13 others in the western state of Maharashtra. The attack occurred Tuesday about 1,000 kilometers east of India’s financial hub, Mumbai. The mine exploded in a densely forested area when police drove by in a vehicle. […]

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Officials: Maoist Landmine Kills 15 Police in Central India

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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Indian police officials say a landmine planted by suspected Maoist rebels has killed at least 15 officers in the western state of Maharashtra. The mine went off Tuesday when police drove by in a vehicle. No other details are immediately available. Indian Maoist rebels say they are fighting for the rights of poor farmers. But […]

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