Police kill four Maoists in Assam, one cop wounded

Search operations were continuing in the area and huge quantities of arms and ammunition were recovered from the area.

hidden May 09, 2012 15:11:34 IST
Police kill four Maoists in Assam, one cop wounded

Guwahati: Four suspected Maoists were killed and a police constable critically injured in an encounter between the rebels and police in a remote village of Assam's Tinsukia district today, police said.

Police kill four Maoists in Assam one cop wounded

Time to increase guard. Reuters

Acting on a tip-off about the presence of a group of Maoists at Deopani Borgora village under Sadiya police station, cops launched an operation in the area. In the the ensued encounter four Maoists were killed and a police constable was seriously injured.

Search operations were continuing in the area and huge quantities of arms and ammunition were recovered from the area.

The constable was identified a Achinta Das and he was being brought to the Assam College Hospital at Dibrugarh, police said.

PTI

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