Maoists retreat under CRPF pressure in Saranda
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Last Updated: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 23:30
  
Chaibasa: Prompt action by para-military personnel forced the Maoists flee deep into Jharkhand's Saranda forests on Saturday, the police said here.

On a long range patrolling since the May 24 left-wing attack on the Congress convoy in neighbouring Chhatisgarh, the CRPF men quickly took positions after the Maoists opened fire on them near Baliba in West Singhbhum district.

After a brief gun fight the Maoists fled into the forests. Security has been tightened in the area.

PTI


First Published: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 23:30


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