5 policemen killed in suspected Maoist attack at AP-Odisha border

Those killed belonged to the 3rd Battalion Odisha Special Armed Police.

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Koraput, Feb 1: Five policemen were killed in a landmine blast at Koraput on Wednesday. The suspected Maoist attack took place near Mogarguma village of Pottangi district in Koraput, Odisha.

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Five policemen travelling in a mini bus on the Sunki -Salur highway of Andhra- Odisha border were killed in the blast while others were injured. The Odisha Special Armed Police jawans belonged to the 3rd Battalion suggested reports.

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Preliminary report suggested that 10 policemen were on their way to Bhubaneswar for driver training the landmine blast took place heavily damaging their vehicle.

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Odisha Chief Minister condoled the death of the policemen while terming the attack an act of cowardice.

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