December 28, 2005

Five wounded in shootout at top Indian university

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

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