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Chhattisgarh: 2 policemen injured in naxal firing

Last Updated: Monday, October 31, 2011 - 23:29

Raipur: Two policemen were injured in a
Naxal firing in Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada district on Monday night,
police said.

The outlaws shot two policemen who were on their way to
guard a Salwa Judum camp, injuring them critically, under
Konta police station, Additional Director General (Naxal
operation) Ram Nivas said.

When other policemen came out of the police station after
hearing the gun-shots, the Naxals opened fire at the police
station, to which the former retaliated, Ram Nivas said.

After exchanging fire for a while, the Maoists fled from
the spot.

The injured policemen have been admitted to a hospital in
Bhadrachalam district in neighboring Andhra Pradesh.


First Published: Monday, October 31, 2011 - 23:29
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