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Thursday, January 05, 2012 (21:55:29)
Tags : Maoists in Chhattisgarh, Chhattisgarh's Bastar Region, Border Security Force in Chhattisgarh

Four Maoists held with explosives

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Raipur, Jan 5: Four Maoists were arrested today in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region with arms and explosives, a police official said.

The arrests were made from Rowghat forested area in Kanker district, some 290 km south of Raipur.

A senior official at the police headquarters here said a joint search contingent of state police and the Border Security Force (BSF) tracked down the four Maoists in the iron-ore rich Rowghat area.

Police also recovered arms, explosives and Maoist literature from the four rebels who were involved in at least a dozen attacks on police in the past three years in the district.(IANS)