Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Two Maoists killed in Orissa

Kolkata: Two Maoists were killed in Malkangiri district in Orissa, while life was hit in West Bengal’s West Midnapore district during a bandh called by the Maoists in five States on Monday in protest against the offensive by the security forces in Lalgarh.

In Malkangiri, two Maoists were killed in an exchange of fire with the Special Operations Group, DSP Satyabrat Bhoi said.

In Jharkhand, the naxals attempted to blow up an anti-landmine vehicle at Chakulia in East Singhbhum district, Inspector-General of Police S.N. Pradhan said in Ranchi. — PTI

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