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Naxals kill one hostage, release four in Chhattisgarh

The Naxals on Saturday killed one of the five kidnapped villagers suspecting him to be a police informer but released other hostages, police said.



Raipur: The Naxals on Saturday killed one of the
five kidnapped villagers suspecting him to be a police
informer but released other hostages, police said.

The Maoists had kidnapped five villagers from Sarandi
police station area yesterday.
They killed one of the hostages by slitting his throat
while the remaining four were released, Sarandi district
superintendent of police Ajay Yadav told agency.

The deceased was identified as Kumar Bhuare, he said,
adding Naxals killed Kumar on the suspicion that he was
cooperating with police against them.
Meanwhile, police recovered a 45kg landmine in Koilibeda
in Kanker district, the officer said.

The mine was planted near Mendki river in Markanar
village. The police detected it while patrolling, he said.

PTI

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