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Police officer shot at by two gunmen in Mumbai

September 09, 2012 21:39 IST

A police officer was shot at by two unidentified gunmen posted at Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai on Sunday evening, the police said.

The victim identified as Bhaskar Satre, worked in Taloja jail, the police said.

Sub inspector Satre was near Rapid Action Force camp with his friend around 7 pm when the incident took place, they said. The policeman was fired at from a close range and received injuries in his stomach, police said adding that Satre was immediately rushed to a local hospital.

Further investigations are on.

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