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Naxalites wrestle with policemen in J`khand

Last Updated: Friday, October 9, 2009 - 15:15

Ranchi: Naxals wrestled with policemen,
injuring two of them, and fled with their pistols here.

The incident took place last night when acting on a
tip-off that some members of People`s Liberation Front of
India have taken shelter at Laxminagar area, Latehar police
station in-charge Ravikant Prasad and constable Sunil Kumar
reached there and caught two of them, DIG Raj Kumar Mallick

In the grappling between the police and the Naxals, the
pistols of the security personnel fell down. The rebels picked
the weapons and fled, firing in the air.

Both the policemen suffered minor injuries in the scuffle,
Mallick said.

Bureau Report

First Published: Friday, October 9, 2009 - 15:15
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