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Five policemen shot dead by Maoists in Jharkhand

PTI seraikela
Updated: 14-06-2019 20:41 IST
Five policemen shot dead by Maoists in Jharkhand

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Five police personnel were shot dead by Maoists on Friday while they were patrolling the area here, officials said.

According to Sub-Divisional Police Officer Avinash Kumar, the five police personnel -- two assistant sub-inspectors and three constables -- came under attack while patrolling the Tiruldih police station area of the district along the Jharkhand-Bengal border.

Additional Director General of Police Murari Lal Meena said the Maoists gheraoed the policemen and shot them dead.

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