34 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh in 2008

July 8th, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS  

Raipur, July 8 (IANS) Thirty-four Maoist guerrillas were killed and 119 arrested in Chhattisgarh in the first six months of 2008, Home Minister Ramvichar Netam announced Tuesday. Replying to a Congress party’s call attention motion regarding the alleged rise in Maoist violence in Dantewada district, Netam said the state government was tackling the insurgents effectively.

“The police recovered 34 bodies of insurgents between January and June in various encounters and arrested 119 rebels,” he informed the house.

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