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Four injured in Naxalites firing in Jharkhand

PTI | Published: 19th December 2020 02:53 PM
For representational purpose.

LATEHAR: A group of Naxalites raided a coal mining project in Jharkhand's Latehar district and opened indiscriminate firing in which four persons were injured, police said on Saturday.

The Naxalites went to the Tetariakhar coal project under the jurisdiction of Balumath police station in the district on Friday night and opened fire, they said. The Naxalites also set four trucks on fire, the police said.

A police team rushed to the spot on hearing the news about the Naxal attack but by the time it reached the Naxalites have fled from the spot, they said.

The injured persons were taken to the Balumath Community Health Centre, they added.

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