Maoists kill 11 policemen in Chhattisgarh
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), Aug 20(ANI): At least 11 policemen were killed in an ambush laid by the Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Friday.
"A team of the Chhattisgarh Armed Police was returning to the Bhadrakali base camp after a routine operation when Maoists attacked the party," a senior police officer said in Raipur.
Over 120 Maoists were involved in the attack, DD News reports.
The policemen were traveling in a tractor-trolley that was blown up by a landmine.
Immediately after the explosion, the Maoists opened fire.
The policemen, who survived the attack, are in a primary health centre in the Bhadrakali camp.
An hour after the attack, a team of 45 policemen patrolling the area reached the spot after getting wireless alerts.
The Maoists fired at them too, but this time four of the rebels were shot dead. (ANI)
Read More: Bijapur | Bijapur Jhantaur | Bijapur Basava Nagar | Bijapur Bazar | Bijapur Chanda Bavadi | Bijapur Darbar Galli | Bijapur Ho | Bijapur Hudco Colony | Bijapur Jorapur Peth | Bijapur Kutchery | Bijapur Laxmi Devi | Bijapur Market Yard | Bijapur Tajbavadi | Bijapur Sainik School | Bijapur Vijaya College | Bijapur Jummamasjid | Bijapur Railway Station | Bijapur Amc | Bhadrakali | Fri | Chhattisgarh
SONIA GANDHI DEPLORES NAXAL ATTACK ON CONGRESS LEADERS
May 26, 2013 at 12:20 AM
SHIKARA TREK BEGINS IN J&K AFTER 30 YEARS (NNIS Exclusive)
May 25, 2013 at 11:05 PM
CONG LEADER KILLED, PARTY CHIEF ABDUCTED IN NAXAL ATTACK IN CG
May 25, 2013 at 10:29 PM