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The bloody trail of Maoist attacks

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On June 29, 2010, At least 26 CRPF personnel were killed in a Naxal ambush in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. Picture shows an injured CRPF jawan being treated at a hospital after his team was ambushed by Naxals. Photo:PTI
In 2009, Maoists blew up two mobile towers in Gaya district and set afire four vehicles at Tilhautu carrying red chillies, tomatoes and electronic items from Andhra Pradesh, at Bundu, 45 km from Ranchi, in Jharkhand. This was in protest against arrest of two of their senior members.
On April 13, 2009, 10 paramilitary officials were killed in eastern Orissa when Maoists attacked a bauxite mine in Koraput district. The picture shows mangled remains of a police vehicle after a landmine blast they trigerred in the district.

Mahendra Karma, a tribal leader of the Congress, along with 18 party workers, was killed in an attack by Maoists on 25th May, 2013, in Chhattisgarh. A look at some of the major Maoist attacks in the past. Compiled by Deeksha Vasant Rao

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