Monday, March 23, 2009

Maoists attack on police station repelled

Garwah (Jharkhand) (PTI): The police on Monday repelled Maoist attack on Dhurki police station in Garwah district after a two-hour gun battle.

Between 50 to 100 Maoists in four groups launched simultaneous attack on the heavily guarded police station around 2 am firing over 500 bullets at, police said here.

The police counter attack forced the Maoists to retreat around 4 am without causing any harm to the police station, the police added.

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