Four policemen killed, seven injured in encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh

first_imgFour policemen, including two sub-inspectors, were killed and seven others injured in an encounter with Maoists in Narayanpur district of south Chhattisgarh on Wednesday.“An encounter took place between the police and Maoists near Irapanar village in Abujhmad area of Narayanpur today. Two police sub-inspectors and two constables lost their lives [in the encounter]. Seven jawans were injured and are being brought to Raipur [for treatment],” Devnath, Additional Inspector General of the Anti-Naxal Operation (ANO) unit of Chhattisgarh police said.According to D. M. Awasthi, special Director General of Police in charge of the ANO, the encounter took place when the police team was venturing into the core Maoist area of Abujmad.Exchange of fire for over an hour“The operation was planned by Narayanpur SP [Superintendent of Police]. The police party left the base camp on Tuesday evening. The exchange of fire between the Maoists and the police team went on for over an hour,” he said.In another incident, two policemen suffered injuries in an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) explosion in Bijapur district of south Chhattisgarh.The IED, planted by Maoists, exploded when a police team was carrying out a search operation in Basaguda area of Bijapur. The injured policemen were evacuated to Raipur by a chopper.last_img read more

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Charles Rhodes rejoins San Miguel for 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup

first_imgRhodes spent his last two years in the Korean Basketball League.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Rhodes announced the news on his Instagram account Wednesday to the delight of SMB fans.In his first PBA, Rhodes led the Beermen to a championship in the 2017 Commissioner’s Cup, where he was also named Best Import.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsThe 33-year-old Rhodes, who was the perfect complement to June Mar Fajardo in the frontcourt, will now form a fearsome trio with the reigning five-time MVP and versatile big man Christian Standhardinger.The Beermen fell short in the Commissioner’s Cup finals last year against Barangay Ginebra with Renaldo Balkman as their reinforcement. Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte LATEST STORIES Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. UAAP men’s volleyball: NU bags 12th straight win, FEU dumps La Salle MOST READ Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid MANILA, Philippines—Charles Rhodes is set to return with San Miguel Beer in the 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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