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Attacked by five naxalites, constable snatches pistol from them in Dantewada

By PTI
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Raipur, October 7: A security personnel, who single-handedly fought five naxalites, snatched a firearm from one of the naxalites who attacked him in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district and fired at the ultras, forcing them to flee.

Attacked by five naxalites, constable snatches pistol from them in Dantewada

According to a police official, constable Bhimaram Kunjam had gone to Hitwar village in Kuakonda yesterday to collect some information, when five naxalites, masquerading as villagers, attacked him.

Undaunted, Kunjam snatched the pistol and fired at them, forcing them to retreat, the official said, adding, the pistol belonged to a sub-inspector who was killed in a Naxal attack in Kuakonda on February 28, 2014.

An award of Rs 10,000 announced for Kunjam by Superintendent of Police Kamalochan Kashyap.

PTI

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