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Maoists kill three troopers in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Saturday, August 20, 2011 - 20:48

Nagpur: Three policemen, including two
personnel of Cobra battalion of CRPF were killed on Saturday in a
Naxal attack in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.

A personnel each of the district police and the CRPF were
injured, police said.

The encounter took place in Makadchua village in Potegaon
in Gadchiroli taluka of the district this morning.

The deceased have been identified as Pardeshi Suka
Devangan (42) of the district police and S C Kore and Yasmin
Ahmed of the CRPF.

Vitthal War from C-60 battalion of district police and
Chandana Nath from CRPF were injured. They were airlifted to
district headquarters.

At least, 11 policemen were killed in an attack by Naxals
in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur district yesterday.


First Published: Saturday, August 20, 2011 - 18:20

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