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Three policemen injured in Maoist attack in Latehar

Three policemen were injured when Maoists attacked their make-shift camp at Cone village in Latehar district in the wee hours today.

india Updated: Nov 08, 2011 09:22 IST
PTI

Three policemen were injured when Maoists attacked their make-shift camp at Cone village in Latehar district in the wee hours of Tuesday.

The ultras attacked the camp of the securitymen past midnight triggering an encounter which continued till 4 am, Superintendent of Police D B Sharma told reporters here.

Three policemen suffered injuries in the attack, while some Maoists were believed to have suffered bullet wounds in the encounter, he said.

More than thousand bullets were exchanged between the two sides, he said.

First Published: Nov 08, 2011 09:20 IST