Three cops killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

June 26th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS  

Raipur, June 26 (IANS) Three policemen have been killed in a Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh’s forested restive stretch, the police said Thursday. “Heavily armed insurgents, who were waiting on a hilly point in Narayanpur district, triggered a blast and then opened indiscriminate firing Wednesday night that killed three cops,” Pawan Deo, deputy inspector general of police, told IANS.

The leftist rebels reportedly made off with the weapons of the cops killed in the ambush.

Those killed included two Chhattisgarh Armed Forces’ men and another from the district force of the state police.

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