Police constable killed in Maoist attack

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Police constable killed in Maoist attack

Sunday, 31 January 2021 | Staff Reporter | KANKER

A police constable was killed and a civilian injured in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Saturday, police said.

The attack occurred while the constable was in Partappur village weekly market’s Murga Bazar at Sariyapara locality, Inspector General of Police (Bastar) Sundarraj P said.

The constable, posted in the Katgaon DRG camp, was identified as Suklu Dugga. Dugga had gone to get daily use items in the market when he was intercepted and killed by some armed Naxalites, the officer said.

In the attack, a villager, Murga Ram Tandi, received a bullet injury in his hand, the officer added. The man was admitted to the Pakhanjur hospital and is out of danger.

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