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Bihar: Maoists release eleven abducted villagers

Last Updated: Sunday, July 3, 2011 - 11:08

Patna: All the 11 people kidnapped by Maoists from Kareili village in Bihar`s Munger district were released in a jungle, police said on Sunday morning.

"The abducted people were released in Basraha-Chormara jungle near the village when they were closely tracked by the securitymen, led by Superintendent of Police, Munger, and P Kannan on Saturday," Director General of Police, Neelmani said, adding that they returned home safe by Saturday evening.
Meanwhile, combing operations assisted by CRPF and special task force in Bihar continued in the area under the surveillance of IG, Bhagalpur zone, DIG Munger range and IG operations to track down the rebels, he said.

Maoists dressed as CRPF men had shot dead six people including two special police officers and had abducted 11 villagers after an encounter with police in the village on Saturday.

First Published: Sunday, July 3, 2011 - 11:08

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