Lalgarh: Security forces lauch final assault

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Lalgarh, Jun 29: Security forces on Monday, Jun 29 launched their final assault to recover areas held by the Maoists in West Midnapore district in West Bengal.

A Senior CRPF officer said that the forces, which consists of 1600 men of the GRPF, BSF, State Armed Police and India Reserve Battalion started at around 07:00 am from Lalgarh and Ramgarh in a pincer movement. A helicopter was in the air to spot the Maoists from above.

The intelligence sources said, "Taking Kantapahari is important for us, as it holds the key to the Maoist resistance in West Midnapore district."

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