Naxals blow up police vehicle in Gadchiroli

Naxalites triggered a landmine blast on a police vehicle in Gadchiroli district, injuring seven personnel, police said.

Last Updated: Dec 21, 2010, 20:50 PM IST

Nagpur: Naxalites on Tuesday triggered a landmine blast on a police vehicle in Gadchiroli district, injuring seven personnel, police said.

The attack took place in the afternoon near Umanoor hills between Allapalli and Sironcha Road in Eastern Maharashtra.
The Maoists had placed wooden logs on the road and a patrol party from C-60, a special anti-Naxal force, had gone to remove them when the Naxals blew up their vehicle, they said.
Seven policemen were injured and four of them were shifted here for treatment, police added.

PTI