Indian Maoists attack kills 20 security personnel in Chhattisgarh

March 11, 2014 | By | Reply More

Mar 11, – Police say Maoist rebels have killed 20 paramilitary soldiers in an ambush in central India. Mukesh Gupta said rebels ambushed a paramilitary camp on Tuesday in a remote and dense forest in Chattisgarh state.

hromedia Indian Maoists attack kills 20 security personnel in Chhattisgarh intl. news2The police said the rebels surrounded the camp and opened fire, killing 20 instantly. Several others were injured in the attack in the Jiram Ghati area in southern Chattisgarh.

The rebels, who say they are inspired by Chinese revolutionary leader Mao Zedong, have been fighting for more than three decades in several Indian states, demanding land and jobs for agricultural laborers and the poor.

Press journalist for HRO media – contributed to this report

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