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Five policemen martyred in Maoist attack in Jharkhand

Ranchi:  Five policemen were martyred in a Maoist attack at Jharkhand’s Saraikela district on Friday, police said. This was the third attack on security forces by the left-wing rebels since the Lok Sabha polls ended last month. According to a police spokesperson, Maoist guerrillas attacked a police patrol at Kukru Bazar under Tiruldih police station area […]

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After blowing up troopers, Maoists threaten state government

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): A day after carrying out a blast which killed 15 C-60 force troopers, Maoist groups in Gadchiroli district issued warnings to the state government against implementing its infrastructure schemes in the region, official sources said here on Thursday. Banners painted with the threats came up overnight in several villages and their outskirts virtually […]

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Timeline of Maharashtra Maoist attacks in last 10 years

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra):  Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district and surroundings have been the hotbed of Maoist activities for several decades. In the past 10 years, the rebels have attacked security forces and civilians several times. A Timeline: FEB. 01, 2009: Maoists ambush a police patrol, killing 15 personnel, in the forests near Morke village in the Dhanora sub-district. […]

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15 commandoes including a woman, driver killed by Maoists in Maharashtra

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): At least 15 C-60 commandos, including a woman, and a driver, were killed in a blast on two security vehicles triggered by Maoists in Kurkheda tehsil of Gadchiroli district on Wednesday afternoon, Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said. The C-60 Force, comprising locals as well as police personnel, was formed to tackle the […]

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Maoists kill BJP MLA Bhima Mandav, 4 more in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Maoists exploded an improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday evening, killing BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi, his driver and three personal security officers in a forested part of Dantewada district, officials said. The Maoists carried out “the meticulously planned attack” when Mandavi was hurrying to an election meeting just before the close of election […]

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Two CRPF personnel injured in Maoist attack

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh) :  Two CRPF personnel suffered bullet wounds in a gun battle with Maoists who opened fire when the troopers were on foot patrol in a forested area here, authorities said. The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were attacked around 12.20 p.m. when they were on an “area domination” operation in a dense […]