Connect with us

South Asia

Naxal Attack in Maharashtra: After Soldiers, Over 522 ‘Police Informers’ Killed By Naxals: Reports

Published

on

The recent Naxal Attack in Maharashtra left 15 soldiers dead where their bus was hit by an IED device. The growing Naxal attacks in the country has perturbed the government and with the latest news that Naxals have killed 522 people in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district after incorrectly accusing them of being police informers.

Kashmiri Netizens Question Why No Media War on Killing of 4 BSF Soldiers in Chhattisgarh?

In a statement, Gadchiroli police said a man found dead on Monday morning in Jambhiya Gatta in the district’s Ettapali tehsil, identified as Shishir Mandal (42), was not a police informer.

It said Mandal, a native of Chhattisgarh’s Bande area, used to “regularly help” the Naxals and was killed due to a “financial conflict” with the latter. Mandal was found dead around 9am on Adenge Road with a gun shot wound on his head.

“Naxals are misleading people by accusing some to be police informers. In this way, Naxals have killed 522 innocent people,” the Gadchiroli police statement said. The police statement, however, did not give details of the time period during which these people were killed.

“There is a sense that pulling out few companies may have led to a thinning security cover in the Maoist belt. Besides the 5,500 men of the Gadchiroli police — the anti-Naxal operations have been getting assistance from 30 companies of the CRPF and 16 of the SRPF as part a tight security grid around the Maoist zone which primarily includes most of Gadchiroli and some parts of Chandrapur and Gondia.

“While we did send our companies to West Bengal, the State also received assistance from forces of Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh among others. The deployment of SRPF was on a give and take basis,” said a senior police official.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook

FEATURED

S400-VS-F35 S400-VS-F35
Americas9 hours ago

Is The UAE Threatening To Opt For Russian Su-57 Jets Over US’ Stealth F-35 Warplanes??

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has warned that if the US refuses to supply it with F-35 and MQ-9 Reaper...

india-russia india-russia
Featured10 hours ago

Indian, Russian Navy Hold PASSEX Exercise In The Eastern Indian Ocean Region

On the occasion of Navy Day, the Indian Navy is conducting a passage exercise (PASSEX) with the Russian Navy in...

Pakistan-Turkey-Relations Pakistan-Turkey-Relations
Featured13 hours ago

After Backing Pakistan on Kashmir, Is Turkey’s Erdogan Hiring Syrian Mercenaries To Fight In The Valley?

For some time now, Turkey has been making attempts to grow its influence among the Muslims in South Asia in...

iran-israel iran-israel
Featured14 hours ago

Assassination Of Top Iranian Scientist Will Complicate Relations Between The US & Iran: Joe Biden

Joe Biden, the next President of the United States said the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh is likely...

BRAHMOS BRAHMOS
Asia Pacific16 hours ago

From Rafales, Su-30 MKIs & Tejas, Why Next-Gen BrahMos Missile Can Be A Game-Changer For The Indian Air Force?

Amid the border row with China, the Indian armed forces successfully test-fired the BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles in the past...

India-Pak-War-1971 India-Pak-War-1971
Asia Pacific17 hours ago

What Did Indira Gandhi Tell Naval Chief Before Indian Navy Bombed Karachi Port In 1971 War?

India marks 4 December as Navy Day to commemorate the Indian Navy’s attack on the Karachi port during the 1971...

Asia Pacific18 hours ago

Indian Navy To Counter Chinese Swarm Drones With New Guns That Can ‘Smash’ UAVs

Countries across the globe are looking for innovative ideas to check the menace of small drones or small unmanned aerial...

TYPHOONS TYPHOONS
Featured19 hours ago

Eurofighter Typhoons ‘Soar & Roar’ In Qatar As Royal Air Force Conducts Drills With Emiri Air Force

The British Royal Air Force and Qatar Emiri Air Force, for the first time in history, have come together for...

imran-khan imran-khan
Asia Pacific20 hours ago

Not India, Former ISI Chief Hints At UAE, Saudi Arabia Being The Biggest Threat To Pakistan

Durrani said that Pakistan is not threatened by India but is mired with its internal problems, including political instability and...

ERDOGAN-TURKEY ERDOGAN-TURKEY
EurAsian Region22 hours ago

Russia, Pakistan To Be First Buyers Of Turkey’s Mobile Anti-Drone System That Can Smell UAVs From 5000 Meters

As Turkey is gradually emerging as a drone superpower, its key allies Russia and Pakistan have shown tremendous interest in...

Advertisement
Advertisement