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Ranchi: Seven cops killed in Maoist attack

June 01, 2006 19:12 IST
Last Updated: June 01, 2006 20:03 IST

At least seven security personnel, including six Central Reserved Police Force jawans, were killed in a landmine blast triggered by maoist ultras in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district on Thursday.

Inspector General of Police (operations) B C Verma told UNIin Ranchithat proscribed CPI (Maoist) ultras triggered the blast between Thalkobad and Karmpada villages under Kiriburu police station when the securitymen were returning from Thalkobad in a hired minibus after diffusing a landmine in a school.

The driver of the vehicle, a Jharkhand police jawan, was also killed in the incident.

Verma said an intense combing operation was being conducted in the area to nab the ultras.


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The maoist are an extensions of the CPI and CMP as their share the same ideology. The killing of Indian soilders and police seems to ...

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