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Maoists Rebels Kill Five Police in Central India

Posted June 27th, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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Police in central India say Maoists rebels have killed five security personnel in two separate attacks in the central state of Chhattisgarh. In one incident, at least three policemen were killed when their vehicle hit a landmine in Dantewada district Sunday. Elsewhere, police say two paramilitary soldiers were killed when Maoists rebels ambushed them in […]

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India to Support States Hit by Maoist Insurgency

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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India’s home minister has offered federal support to states dealing with Maoist rebels. Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram said Tuesday the government will enact a two-pronged approach that will include police action and development programs in the two states worst hit by the insurgency, Chhattisgarh and Orissa. Chidambaram told reporters that although the number of deaths […]

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Ten Indian Policemen Dead in Rebel Attack

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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Indian police say Maoist rebels have killed 10 policemen in a landmine attack in the central state of Chhattisgarh. The officer in charge of Maoist operations, Ram Niwas, told reporters the Maoists targeted a police vehicle and triggered a massive explosion, 400 kilometers from the state capital of Raipur. Three other officers were wounded in […]

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Maoist Rebels Kill 5 Policemen in Central India

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Police say Maoist rebels have killed five policeman in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The five officers died in a shootout with rebels who attacked a police camp in the Naryanpur district early Thursday. There were no reports of casualties among the attackers. Late last month, Maoist rebels ambushed a group of police investigating […]

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