Jharkhand Naxal attack: No prior intelligence inputs of attack, says DGP

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 23:50

Dumka: Jharkhand Police chief Rajeev Kumar said there was no prior intelligence inputs about the Maoist attack on a police convoy which left the Pakur Superintendent of Police and five other policemen dead.

"It was a sudden attack, there was no prior report," Kumar told reporters when asked whether it was an intelligence failure.

He said the SP was going with an escort after attending a meeting convened by DIG (Dumka Range) Priya Dubey when the Maoists ambushed them.
Kumar said four SLRs and two AK-47 rifles were looted by the Maoists.
He said said anti-Maoist operations would be stepped up.


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First Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 23:50

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