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Maoists killed father, son in Jharkhand

PTI
Published : Apr 18, 2017, 2:58 pm IST
Updated : Apr 18, 2017, 2:58 pm IST

Over 20 Maoists with fire arms arrived at Koulhua village and dragged out both father and his son from their house and shot them dead.

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Medininagar : Maoists have shot dead a 50-year-old man and his son at a village in Palamu district late last night, police said.

Over 20 Maoists laced with fire arms arrived at Koulhua village, bordering Aurangabad district of Bihar, dragged out Shivnath Yadav (50) and his son Guddu Yadav (25) from their house and shot them dead late last night, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (Chatarpur), Sanjay Kumar, said.

The police suspect that the Maoists killed the father and son to scare the villagers, the SDPO said.

Superintendent of Police Indrajeet Mahatha along with an adequate force has rushed to the spot and launched a massive search operation to track down the Maoists, who were suspected to have sneaked into adjoining district of Bihar.

Tags: maoist, superintendent of police, jharkhand maoist, palamu district, father son killed
Location: India, Jharkhand