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Congress party activists shout slogans and wave placards in Allahabad yesterday in a show of solidarity after the deadly attack on their fellow members on Saturday. Photo: AFP

India 'Maoist rebels' kill 28 in attack on Congress party convoy

Officials have reacted with outrage to an audacious attack by about 200 suspected Maoist rebels who set off a roadside bomb and opened fire on a convoy carrying members of India's ruling Congress party, killing 28 people and wounding 24 others.