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Naxals kills constable in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh


Raipur: A police constable was killed by Naxals at a weekly market in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bijapur district today, police said.

Somaram Majjhi (50) was shot dead in Karcheli, a village in a forested area, by Naxals this afternoon, Superintendent of Police K L Dhruv said.

Majjhi, attached to Bijapur police station, had gone to visit his daughter who lives in Karcheli.

Naxals arrived as he was sitting at a tea-stall in the weekly market and shot him, Dhruv told.

Police have launched a combing operation in the area to nab the rebels.


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