Jt operations against Maoists in Jharkhand-WB border

The Jharkhand and West Bengal police launched a combing operation in East Singhbhum district on the border between two states on information that a Maoist squad was in the area.

Last Updated: Mar 31, 2012, 16:58 PM IST

Jamshedpur: The Jharkhand and West Bengal
police launched a combing operation on Saturday in East Singhbhum
district on the border between two states on information that
a Maoist squad was in the area.

"We have launched a massive combing operation jointly
with the CRPF at Amdapahari under naxal-hit Patamda police
station bordering West Bengal for the Maoist squad," Senior
Superintendent of Police Akhilesh Kumar Jha said.

The Jharkhand police was engaged in the operation in
the state and the West Bengal police was combing in the
bordering area of Bandwan in Purulia district.

PTI