Maoists shoot dead six villagers in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 13:35

Khunti: Maoists brutally killed six villagers in Jharkhand`s Khunti district.

The incident took place in Maoist hotbed Murhu Block on Wednesday.

According to locals, Maoists attacked a group of people late in the night and shot dead six.

Birsa Munda, a local, said that as he came out of his house early in the morning, he saw six bodies lying on the ground with few scattered papers reading Maoist warning.

"We heard the sound of bullet firing around 1:00 am, but we didn`t come out. Later in the morning, we saw these dead bodies here," said Munda.

According to the reports, the dead are allegedly members of Peoples Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a breakaway faction of the Maoists.


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First Published: Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 13:35

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