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Jharkhand: Naxals kill 2 cops
June 22, 2007 10:37 IST
Two policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector, were killed and three others injured when Maoists ambushed their jeep near Milmili river in Gumla district, police said in Gumla on Friday.
The police team, which had been to Chenpur to nab an accused man, was on its way back late on Thursday night when the Maoists, laying in wait near the river under Raidih police station, opened fire, according to police Inspector Raindra
The police personnel also retaliated, but ASI Christopher Minz and constable Ram Uday Mahto died on the spot
The injured policemen were identified as Constables Prakash Khalkho and Prakash Minz and Havaldar Dwarka Prasad.
All of them are out of danger, he added. Massive raids have been launched to nab the extremists.