Friday, December 12, 2008

Policeman injured by Maoist trap

RAYAGADA, Dec 11: A policeman of India Reserve Battalion was injured in a booby trap explosion left behind by Maoists who had raided a police outpost and liquor outlet at Dangosoroda near Muniguda here today.
Confirming the incident, police sources said over 30 armed Maoists had attacked a liquor outlet and destroyed it late last night. They also looted the property belonging to the owner of the liquor outlet. On their way back they attacked a police outpost and ransacked it.
The police which reached the spot early this morning was caught in an explosion when one of the IRB policeman walked over a booby trap set by the fleeing left wing extremists.
The injured policeman was rushed to a hospital at Bissam Cuttack. Security forces launched a combing operation in the nearby forests. n sns

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