Five cops killed in Chhattisgarh landmine attack

September 4th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) At least five policemen were killed and six others injured Thursday when Maoist insurgents triggered a powerful landmine blast in Chhattisgarh’s Surguja district, a police official said. The incident took place in a thick forested hamlet in Surguja district, some 520 km south of capital Raipur, close to the Jharkhand border. Three Central Reserve Police Force personnel were among those killed.

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