Maoists release 11 kidnapped villagers in Bihar

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Patna, Jul 3: The 11 villagers abducted by Maoists posing as CRPF personnel from Kareili village in Bihar"s Munger district were released in a jungle on Sunday, Jul 3.

“The abducted people were released in Basraha-Chormara jungle near the village when they were closely tracked by the securitymen, led by Superintendent of Police, Munger, P. Kannan yesterday," Director General of Police, Neelmani said.

According to Neelmani, on Saturday, Jul 2 50 rebels in CRPF uniform and armed with AK-47 rifles, stormed the village, 200 km southeast of Patna, around 5am. The rebels, including women and children, dragged out the victims from their houses, tied their hands and shot them.

Meanwhile, combing operations assisted by CRPF and special task force in Bihar continued in the area under the surveillance of IG, Bhagalpur zone, DIG Munger range and IG operations to track down the rebels, he said.

Bangalwa Kareili does not have a police picket, despite a long-pending demand of the villagers.

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