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4 top officers among 16 policemen killed in Mumbai

Four top police officials, including Mumbai Police ATS chief Hemant Karkare, were among the 16 policemen killed as security forces took on terrorists here in the early hours of Thursday, authorities said.



Mumbai, Nov 27: Four top police officials, including Mumbai Police Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare, were among the 16 policemen killed as security forces took on terrorists here in the early hours of Thursday, authorities said.
An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, additional police commissioner Ashok Kamte, was also killed in a separate gun battle with terrorists following a series of attacks in India`s financial capital, the officials said.

Mumbai Police `encounter specialist` Vijay Salaskar were also shot dead in another gun battle.

Karkare was heading investigations into several recent cases of terrorist attacks here. There were six other police officials among the at least 80 killed in the coordinated terror attacks late Wednesday night.

IANS

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