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Three killed in Maoist attack

india Updated: Oct 20, 2009 11:03 IST

Three persons, including the head of a naxal outfit, were killed and six others critically injured when Maoists attacked at Rajpur in the district in the wee hours today.

The dead, identified as Umesh Mali, head of a naxal outfit 'Sastra People's Morcha' (SPM), Umesh Singh Bhokta, a local leader of Lokjanshakti Party and Ranjit Rajjak, were watching a cultural programme near Rajpur Middle School around 2 am, when a group of armed Maoists fired on them, District Superintendent of Police Deo Bihari Sharma said here.

The condition of all the injured, including a police driver, is stated to be critical, he said.

The CPI (Maoist) is involved in a turf war with SPM, the Jharkhand Prastuti Samiti and the Tritiya Prastuti Samiti.