Jharkhand: Maoists kill father, son in Palamu

The police have launched a search operation and suspect that the Maoists killed the father and son to scare the villagers.

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Jharkhand, April 18: Maoists have shot dead a 50-year-old man and his son at a village in Palamu district on Monday.

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Over 20 Maoists laced with fire arms arrived at Koulhua village, bordering Aurangabad district of Bihar, dragged out Shivnath Yadav 50 and his son Guddu Yadav 25 from their house and shot them dead, Sub-Divisional Police Officer Chatarpur, Sanjay Kumar, said.

Superintendent of Police Indrajeet Mahatha along with an adequate force has rushed to the spot and launched a massive search operation to track down the Maoists, who were suspected to have sneaked into adjoining district of Bihar.

PTI

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