Sixteen policemen killed in naxal attack in Maharashtra

May 21st, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI  

Nagpur, May 21 (ANI): Sixteen policemen were killed in a naxal attack at Tawitola area of Gadchiroli District in Maharashtra on Thursday.

The attack took place when a police party was on a routine patrolling.

According to police, Inspector Avinash Iyer and Sub Inspector Shantaram Ghorpade along with five to six women constables were killed in the attack. (ANI)

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