Naxals ambush police patrol in Bihar, seven cops dead

By Deepak Nagpal | Last Updated: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 20:42

Zee Media Bureau

Patna: At least seven policemen were killed in a Naxal attack in Bihar on Tuesday.

Naxals ambushed a police petrol party in Aurangabad district using a landmine, killing seven policemen.

According to Inspector General of Police Sushil Khopde, officer in-charge of Tandwa police station Ajay Kumar also died in the attack.

The cops were coming back to Tandwa police station from Nabinagar after patrolling when the landmine exploded near Uttri kol nahar.

It is feared that the casualty figure might go up, Khopde said.

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First Published: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 17:12

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