Six cops, villager killed in Bihar landmine blast
Patna: Seven people, including six police officials, were killed on Friday when Maoist guerrillas triggered a landmine blast in Bihar`s Gaya district, police said.
The incident took place around noon in Gaya district`s Uchla village near Sherghati, about 100 km from here, when Maoists blew up a patrolling vehicle of the Roshanganj police station.
Six police personnel and a villager were killed, Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Magadh range, NH Khan, told reporters. He added that a combing operation had been launched.
The guerrillas also looted weapons of the policemen killed.
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