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Chhattisgarh DGP’s helicopter fired upon

Posted by Indian Vanguard on August 31, 2007

Staff Reporter

KHAMMAM: Maoists on Thursday opened fire at the helicopter in which Director-General of Police (DGP) of Chattisgarh Viswa Rajan was travelling in. The incident occurred in Chintalnar village in Dantewada district .

Mr. Viswa Rajan was on his way to Mukaram village where 13 police personnel were killed by CPI(Maoist) cadres on Wednesday. Accompanied by Bastar Range IGP, R. K. Vij, he was planning to travel 6 km from the village by road to reach the spot where the policemen were waylaid and killed.

The naxalites fired five rounds from a distance in the direction of the chopper.

Police forces deployed in the village threw a security ring around the two senior police officers and guided them back to the helicopter which took off within 15 minutes of its landing. The senior police officers made an aerial survey of the place before leaving for Dantewada.

Both the DGP and the IG were safe, police sources said. There was no damage caused to the helicopter either.

http://www.hindu.com/2007/08/31/stories/2007083162211300.htm

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