Maoists kill three CPM leaders in West Bengal

June 17th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI  

Midnapore (West Bengal), June 17 (ANI): Suspected Maoists killed three Communist Party of India (Marxist) leaders at about 7 a.m. on Wednesday in Bhankshol village in Jhargham in West Bengal’s Mindapore district.

Four policemen were killed and two others seriously injured on Tuesday when Maoists ambushed them at Beherakhand in Palamau district.

The security forces were on a long-range patrolling, when the ultras attacked them near a village in Manatu area, about 200 km from Ranchi, Deputy Inspector General of Police S N Jha said here.

The Maoists were waiting inside the deep jungles and started firing indiscriminately as the policemen went past them, killing four of them on the spot. The two seriously injured policemen have been admitted to a hospital, he said.

On Monday, CPI(Maiost) activists blew up three government buildings at Chakrabanda village in Bihar’s Gaya district and attacked the a group of policemen who were returning here after an inspection.

Over a hundred Maoists stormed the village and exploded dynamites to blow up a community centre, a government school and a panchayat bhawan in the early hours of the day, police said.

Police went to the spot and while returning were ambushed near Barnawa forest, a television channel quoted DIG (police) Anupama S Nilekar, who led the team, as saying. (ANI)

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