Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Maoists attack Jagargunda police station

Raipur (PTI): Maoists attacked Jagargunda police station of Dantewada district in Chattisgarh on Monday evening but there were no casualties.

Naxals opened indiscriminate firing from all sides of the police station, about 450 km from the state capital, to which police retaliated, Dantewada police said.

They said all the police stations in the district had been alerted after noticing a large number of naxalites in the forest close to Jagargunda on Monday evening.

Around 7 pm, the Maoists opened fire and the exchange between them and police continued for an hour.

No one is injured from the police side nor any damage has been caused to the police station, police said

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