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Maoist rebels kill six Indian policemen in bombing

NEW DELHI: Maoist rebels killed six policemen Sunday with a roadside bomb in a remote forest in eastern India, where the guerrillas have been waging an insurgency for decades. Another officer was injured when their vehicle was hit in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh state, said senior state police officer Sunder Raj P. The police were escorting a truck carrying material for road construction. Raj said a search was under way for the attackers. Read More: India’s Maoist rebels kill 24 commandos in Chhattisgargh…

India’s Maoist rebels kill 24 commandos in Chhattisgargh

RAIPUR, INDIA: Suspected Maoist rebels killed 24 paramilitary commandos and wounded six on Monday in a remote part of central India in one of the deadliest attacks of a long-running conflict. The soldiers were guarding road workers in the Sukma district of Chhattisgargh state, a hotbed of insurgent violence, when they came under heavy fire. “We have recovered 23 bodies from the spot and one jawan (soldier) died in Raipur during treatment,” Anand Chhabra, a senior police officer, told AFP, referring to the state…