Naxals kill three policemen in ChhattisgarhDecember 13th, 2007 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, Dec, 13 (ANI): Three policemen were killed and one seriously injured in a Naxal attack on a police station in Bisrampuri in Chhattisgarhs Bastar District.
An assistance sub-inspector and two head constables were killed on the spot, while another constable was seriously injured, officials said.
“Over 50 armed Naxalites came in four vehicles on Wednesday night and opened indiscriminate fire, and then triggered multiple landmine blasts,” they added.
According to sources, the police station had 15 security personnel without weapons or ammunitions.
Ironically, Chhattisgarhs Director General of Police, Vishwaranjan, was present in Bastar District at the time of the attack.
Naxals claim that they are fighting for the rights of poor farmers and landless labourers.
According to the Home Ministry, 76 districts in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Maharashtra, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are victims of the Naxal menace. (ANI)
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