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Maoist Attack in India Leaves 49 Cops Dead

Not to be outdone by al Qaeda and the Taliban:

Communist rebels armed with rifles, hand grenades and petrol bombs attacked a police post in the jungles of eastern India on Thursday, killing at least 49 officers, police said.

The pre-dawn attack Thursday was the latest in a series of increasingly bold assaults by the rebels, who have been fighting for more than two decades in central and eastern India’s long-impoverished hinterlands.

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