Sunday, April 22, 2007

Policeman killed in Jharkhand landmine blast by naxals

Apr 22, 2007, 15:30 GMT

Ranchi, April 22 (IANS) A policeman was killed and six others were injured Sunday in a landmine blast suspected to be detonated by Maoist rebels in Giridih district of Jharkhand, police said.

A police vehicle carrying seven policemen got trapped in the landmine near Urdano village, 190 km from state capital Ranchi, in the afternoon.

The condition of three of the injured was described as serious.

The policemen were returning after attending a community service programme organised to create confidence among people about security

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