Gadchiroli Naxal attack

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Naxals claim responsibility for Gadchiroli blast, releases pamphlet

A pamphlet, issued by western sub-zonal bureau of CPI (Maoist) recently, claimed that the blast was carried out to avenge the “police atrocities” in last year’s Kasnasur ambush —40 Naxal cadres were killed in the incident.

Naxal pamphlet claims May 1 Gadchiroli attack was to avenge 'police atrocities'

Ramko Narote, member of Gadchiroli divisional committee of CPI (Maoist) and her accomplice Shilpa Durva were killed in what police claimed to be a regular encounter near Gundurwahi village in Bhamragad tehsil.

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Naxals call for 'bandh' in Gadchiroli on Sunday

"The ultras said in the banners that as a mark of protest against the encounter killings, a 'bandh' should be observed in Gadchiroli on May 19," the official said.

Naxals call Gadchiroli bandh over killing of senior leader

Naxals have alleged the encounter was fake and the two were killed by the police in cold blood while they were walking between Poyorkoti and Gundurwahi villages in Bhamragad tehsil.

Gadchiroli attack: Road firms told to park vehicles behind police station, didn’t listen

Officers claimed that as a result of this “overconfidence”, the crew had taken to camping in Dadapur at night from April 27, instead of seeking the safety of the Purada police station.

In Gadchiroli, a room to remember those killed in anti-Maoist operations

With the death of 15 Quick Response Team (QRT) police personnel in Kurkheda on Wednesday in an IED blast carried out by Maoists, the tally of Maharashtra Police personnel killed in the insurgency now stands at 166.

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Gadchiroli attack: Booked Naxal carries bounty of Rs 12.5 lakh

Last month, the Naxals had put up banners across Gadchiroli, condemning the operation carried out by the district police’s C-60 commandos on April 22 and 23, 2018.

Naxal attack in Gadchiroli: After attack on contractor’s vehicles, road construction work comes to a standstill

The highway being built along Dadapur — Purada-Godalwahi — is one of three state highways that the state government hopes to complete on a priority basis. It will provide a vital source of connectivity to local residents and also aid police movement, said officials.

Gadchiroli attack: 'Trees red with blood. Body parts everywhere, even hanging from branches'

When The Indian Express visited the site on Thursday, the wrecked vehicle lay strewn on the road, its front bumper and rear wheels having come apart, and the surrounding vegetation scorched black.

Gadchiroli family recalls: He left food half-eaten, reported to work

Within minutes of receiving news of the explosion, Hitendra and his father rushed to the spot but were not allowed to go close due to the fear of more landmines.

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