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Six cops killed in Jharkhand landmine blast

Six police personnel and a civilian were killed and one policeman went missing when Maoists blew up their vehicle in Jharkhand's Gumla District today.

india Updated: Jan 15, 2010 20:38 IST

Six police personnel and a civilian were killed and one policeman went missing when Maoists blew up their vehicle in Jharkhand's Gumla District on Friday.

The Maoists ambushed a truck, in which the policemen were on patrol, by triggering a blast near Gurdari mines when
the vehicle was returning to Bishunpur police station, Inspector General of Police V D Desmukh told PTI.

Assistant Sub-inspector Shaym Kumar Sinha and the truck driver were among those killed, he said.

The others included havildars and constables, he said. One policeman was missing, he said.