Monday, April 14, 2008

CPI(Maoist) kills five policemen

PATNA: The CPI(Maoist) on Sunday attacked the police station and the booking office of the Jhajha Railway Junction near here killing six people, including five police personnel, and looted a large number of weapons.

The naxalites exploded several bombs as they attacked the police picket and the booking office.

The SAP, STF and CRPF forces stationed in the district rushed in to counter the attack. In the encounter that followed, two SAP jawans, a Sub-Inspector and two jawans of the GRP and a parcel porter were killed.

The communication linkwas snapped. Movement of trains was badly affected.

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