Seven Dead, Six Injured in Maoist Land-Mine Blast in Jharkhand

Seven Dead, Six Injured in Maoist Land-Mine Blast in Jharkhand

Submitted by Subeditor on Thu, 2016-01-28 09:13 Ranchi: At least seven policemen were killed and six others were injured in a Maoist land-mine blast in Chattarpur area of Palamu in Jharkhand. "Seven policemen were killed and six others were injured in a Maoist laid land mine blast at police vehicle in Palamu, Jharkhand. Search operations are underway," Jharkhand Director General of Police D.K. Pandey told ANI. According to reports, a mini-bus carrying 12 police personnel was attacked by aMaoist in Palamu yesterday night. The attack comes after a relatively quiet 2015, when for the first time since 2011, there hadn't been a single Naxalite attack on police stations in Jharkhand. (ANI)