Jharkhand police launches massive hunt operation to nab extremistsAugust 31st, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Jamshedpur, Aug 31 (ANI): A massive combing operation has been launched in Jharkhand to nab extremists who killed at least 12 security personnel including Sub-Inspector of police in a land mine blast near Jamshedpur on Saturday.
The Inspector General of police S.N. Pradhan said that one Naxalite has been nabbed under Nimdih police station area in Saraikela District after three hour long encounter.
According to police sources, the security forces were returning to Ghatshila police station after a long range patrolling when the Maoists exploded landmine near Burudih dam. The explosion was so powerful that the vehicle carrying the security personnel and police officer was completely destroyed killing all the persons including driver. (ANI)