Naxals kill 15 policemen in Maharashtra

Fifteen policemen including a young police sub-inspector were killed by Naxals in firing in Gadchiroli district today,police said.

Written by Agencies | Nagpur | Published: February 1, 2009 9:20:15 pm

Fifteen policemen including a young police sub-inspector were killed by Naxals in firing in Gadchiroli district today,police said.

A police patrol party was attacked at Markegaon under Kurkheda area by a group of Naxalites who were waiting for the cops to appear on the scene.

The naxals opened indiscriminate firing that killed all the 15 policemen on the spot.

Meanwhile,all the bodies have been recovered,police said.

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