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India: 5 killed, dozens injured, several missing as forces raid Maoist rebel gathering

Five Indian security forces were killed in a gun battle with Maoist rebels in the forests of the eastern Chhattisgarh state, according to police. Hundreds of police and paramilitary soldiers raided a hideout in Bijapur district after receiving intelligence that a large number of rebels were gathered there, senior police officer D M Awasthi said […]

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Maoist kill 17 policemen in Chhattisgarh

Hundreds of Maoist rebels killed 17 policemen in an ambush on a patrol in Chhattisgarh, a senior police officer said on Sunday, in the deadliest attack reported in the region this year. The attackers struck in a remote and forested area of Sukma district on Saturday, the inspector general of the state‚Äôs police force, P. […]