Nine policemen killed in landmine blasts

Nine policemen killed in landmine blasts

Raipur, May. 28 (PTI): Nine policemen were killed when members of the banned naxal outfit CPI(Maoists) triggered a series of landmine blasts targeting a 12-member police party in Bastar district of Chattisgarh, police said today.

The maoists carried out two dozen blasts this evening when the motorcycle-borne policemen during an anti-naxal operations were passing through the Kudur area, about 435 capital from here.

Police said three cops who survived the attack returned to the Mardapal police station, 22 km from the scene of the attack, and informed the station incharge about the incident.

The maoists also looted weapons belonging to the policemen, police said.

The Hindu

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