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RPT-Indian shares down over 2 pct on risk sell off

MUMBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Indian shares extended losses to more than 2 percent on Friday afternoon, as fears of Ireland's debt problems led to a flight to safety, sending world equities lower. At 3:11 p.m. (0941 GMT), the 30-share BSE index was down 2.06 percent at 20,164.16 points, with 28 components declining. The 50-share NSE index dropped nearly 2 percent to 6,073.35 points. (Reporting by Ami Shah; editing by Malini Menon) ((ami.shah@thomsonreuters.com; +91 22 6636 9246; Reuters Messaging: ami.shah.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)) Keywords: INDIA STOCKS/2 PCT (If you have a query or comment on this story, send an email to news.feedback.asia@thomsonreuters.com) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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