CRPF join local police in combing operation

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New Delhi, Mar 25 (UNI) The Centre has rushed more CRPF forces to mount intensified combing operation in Ramgiri-Udaygiri in south Orissa where armed naxalites attacked a police station and gunned down two constables early today.

Home Ministry sources said the CRPF would assist the local police in the combing operation.

Home Secretary V K Duggal today talked to Orissa Chief Secretary Subash Pani and the Director General of Police and asked them to intensify combing opeation.

The Centre has assured all assistance to the state government in tackling the naxalite situation.

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