Suspected Maoists kill teen in Orissa, torch house

Bhubaneswar, July 15 (Calcutta Tube) Suspected Maoists Thursday killed a boy and torched the house of a home guard in Orissa’s Mayurbhanj district, police said.

‘A group of about 20-30 suspected rebels dragged 15-year-old Sukanta Murmu from his house at Handibhanga village and later killed him by silting his throat,’ a police officer told IANS.

The rebels also torched the house of Rama Marandi, a home guard in the same village of Mayurbhanj district, about 300 km from here.

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