Four suspected Naxals killed a police constable in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district on Thursday.

Raj Reddy Pocham Gaddewar was fired at from close range by four unidentified persons when he was returning home from a hospital in Assarali town around 2.30 p.m. He died of series injuries in the neck and chest, a police press release said.

According to some eyewitnesses, the attackers pushed away Reddy’s wife and two children, and fired three rounds at him.