Saturday, April 18, 2009

India: sophisticated arms and ammunition as well as explosives seized

BHUBANESWAR: Seven CISF jawans were killed in a gunfight following a daring attack by Maoists on a well-guarded armoury and bauxite mine of NALCO in Orissa's Koraput district, police said on Monday. ( Watch ) On line video: http://timesofindia .indiatimes. com/videoshow/ 4393830.cmsBefore fleeing from the spot, the heavily-armed Maoists numbering about 200, including some women, looted the CISF armoury in the mining area which contained huge quantities of sophisticated arms and ammunition as well as explosives.
Seven jawans of CISF posted at the hilltop bauxite mines in Damanjodi area were killed in the gunbattle that continued till early morning after the Maoists attacked it last night. The well planned attack, apparently aimed at disrupting the upcoming polls and loot explosives, took place shortly after 9.30 pm last night in Asia's biggest bauxite mines.

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