Maoists kill 2 policemen in Orissa

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Bhubaneswar, July 30 (ANI): Suspected Maoists killed two policemen in Keonjhar district of Orissa on Thursday.

The bodies of Assistant Sub-Inspector Muralidhar Bastia and home guard Hadibandhu Mahanta were found near Brahmanipal police outpost, where they were posted.

"There is much possibility of Maoists involvement in this incident. Soon after the incident took place the police reached the spot and brought the bodies. We would be sending the bodies to their respective places. Combing operation is on and I am probing the case myself," said Asit Panigrahi, Superintendent of Police, Keonjhar district.

Last month, the Centre had banned CPI (Maoist) as a terrorist group. (ANI)

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