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.