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Five wounded in shootout at top Indian university

December 28, 2005

BANGALORE (Reuters) – An unidentified gunman opened fire
with an automatic rifle inside the campus of a top Indian
science university on Wednesday, wounding five people, police
said.

The attack took place outside a conference hall of the
Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, the country’s tech
hub, they said.

The victims were attending a seminar at the institute. One
of the wounded was critical, police added.

“It could have been to create panic,” Narayana Gowda, a top
Bangalore police official, told reporters. “There is a red
alert all over the city. We are checking suspected vehicles and
people.”


Source: reuters



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