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Bihar: 7 policemen killed in 14-hr-long maoist encounter

Posted by ajadhind on August 30, 2010

Lakhisarai, Bihar:  A night-long encounter between security forces and Naxals in Poona-Dih village of Bihar’s Lakhisarai district has finally ended after 14 hours. According to reports, seven policemen have been killed in the encounter.

11 security personnel were injured in the attack and 11 others are missing. The injured were taken to the Sadar Hospital in Lakhisarai.

The encounter began on Sunday evening when the Naxals attacked a police party searching the area. The search party included personnel from the Bihar Military Police, State Auxiliary Police (SAP) and the CRPF.

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