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Chhattisgarh: 2 policemen killed in Naxal attack

PTI  Raipur, April 27, 2013
First Published: 11:35 IST(27/4/2013) | Last Updated: 11:38 IST(27/4/2013)

Two police personnel were killed in a Naxal attack in Maoist-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh today.

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The incident took place when a joint contingent of BSF and district force were on a combing operation in the jungles of Tadoti Police Station area of the district, Kanker SP, RN Das said.

When the patrolling party reached Shakti Ghat, Naxals opened indiscriminate fire, killing the jawans of the district force.

Those killed were identified as sub inspector Santosh Ekka and head constable Aliram Usendi.

Additional forces have been sent to the spot to recover the bodies of the jawans, he said.


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