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Maoists ambush, gun down five policemen in Jharkhand


The Maoist ambush in Saraikela, near Jamshedpur, is the third in the region since the Lok Sabha elections in Jharkhand. On May 28, 26 CRPF and Jharkhand Police personnel were injured in a series of IED blasts triggered by Maoists in the same area.

According to police, after gunning them down, Maoists snatched the guns of the two Assistant sub-inspectors and three constables before crossing the state border into West Bengal.

In an ambush Friday, five policemen were shot dead by 15 bike-borne Maoists in the Kurku market area in Saraikela district of Jharkhand. The policemen were attacked around 6 ...


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