Maoists kill two cops in Chhattisgarh

Maoist guerrillas killed two policemen in a pre-dawn attack near a police station in Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada district.

Updated: Sep 13, 2010, 09:06 AM IST

Raipur: Maoist guerrillas killed two policemen in a pre-dawn attack near a police station in Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada district, police said.

The attack was carried out close to Bhejji police station, over 500 km south of capital Raipur.

"The two policemen of the District Force (DF) were shot dead" when they had stepped outside the police station, Senior Superintendent of Police (Dantewada) S.R.P. Kalluri told a news agency phone.
He said reinforcement were rushed to the site to thwart more possible attacks as dozens of armed Maoists were spotted at a thickly forested area near the police station.

IANS