Gun Battle

  • Policeman, one Naxal killed in gun-battle 18-09-2013 04:34 PM

    A police jawan and a Naxal were killed in a gun-battle between security forces and ultras in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of southern Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. "The face-off took place near Mariwada police camp under Gangalur police station limits of the southern district last night," Deputy Inspector General...
  • SP, 4 others killed in Naxal attack 02-07-2013 09:32 PM

    The SP of Pakur district and four others have been killed after their motorcade came under attack in jharkhand. ...
  • Bombs and battles hit northern Iraq, more than 70 dead 11-06-2013 06:10 AM

    Baghdad: Insurgents struck cities across Iraq on Monday with car bombs, suicide attacks and gun battles, killing more than 70 people in worsening sectarian violence. No group claimed responsibility for the day-long attacks, most of them in northern Iraq, but officials blame much of the violence that has killed nearly...
  • J&K: Four Army personnel killed in an encounter with terrorists 24-05-2013 09:52 AM

    Srinagar: Four Indian Army personnel were killed on Friday in an ongoing encounter in Tral area of south Kashmir. The encounter began after the security personnel got a tip-off about the terrorists. Sources said at least 3-4 terrorists may be involved in the gun battle. One suspected terrorist has been...
  • Bijapur encounter: Villagers killed could have been innocent 21-05-2013 08:06 AM

    New Delhi: Over 48 hours since the Bijapur encounter in Chhatisgarh, government sources now concedes that those killed could have been innocent villagers. One CRPF Cobra jawan and seven villagers, including three children, were killed in the encounter at Ehadsameta village of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh late Friday night. CRPF...
  • Chhattisgarh encounter: Judicial probe ordered 19-05-2013 10:44 PM

    Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government on Sunday ordered a judicial inquiry into Friday night's encounter between security forces and suspected naxals near Edasmeta village in Bijapur district, in which eight villagers were killed. The locals alleged today that the encounter was fake. A commission headed by Justice VK Agrawal, which is...
  • Chhattisagrh: 8 villagers killed in an alleged encounter 19-05-2013 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another incident of civilian causalities during police action; eight villagers, including three children, were killed in an alleged encounter between security forces and the ultras in Naxal-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisagrh. Police claim they don't have any information that the dead are innocent civilians and...
  • Chhattisgarh: 9 killed in a gun battle between Naxals, CRPF 19-05-2013 11:48 AM

    New Delhi: Eight villagers, including 3 children, and a securityman of elite Cobra battalion were killed in an encounter between security forces and the ultras in Naxal-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisagrh. Police say suspected Naxals are among those killed in the gunbattle late on Friday. "Eight villagers, including suspected...
  • Chhattisgarh: 9 killed in gun battle between Naxals, COBRA 18-05-2013 10:20 PM

    Raipur: Eight villagers, including suspected Naxals and a securityman of elite COBRA battalion, were killed in a gun battle between security forces and the ultras in Maoist-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisgarh on Saturday. "Eight villagers, including suspected Naxals died, apart from one security personnel, in cross-firing between security forces...
  • Five policemen killed by Maoists in Jharkhand 05-04-2013 03:15 AM

    Ranchi: Five policemen were killed on Thursday in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand, police said. The incident took place at Chainpur town of Gumla district, some 170 km from Ranchi, when Maoists attacked a police party while it was patrolling a weekly market. They also looted three...
  • Maharashtra: Four naxals killed in police encounter 04-04-2013 03:07 PM

    Gadchiroli: Four naxals were killed in an encounter on Thursday with police in a remote forest area in the district in Maharashtra, bordering Chhattisgarh, a police officer said. Police suspect that more ultras were killed in the gun battle that ensued after a patrol party came under fire from the...
  • Maoists exchange fire with police in Bihar 06-12-2011 10:51 PM

    Aurangabad: Armed Maoists exchanged fire with police near Dhivra police station in Bihar's Aurangabad district this evening, the second such incident in the district in past two days. Hundreds of armed ultras fired at the premises of Dhivra police station prompting the policemen to return fire, SP Sidharth Kumar Jain...
  • Syrian security forces fire on rallies, killing 30 29-10-2011 10:24 AM

    Beirut: Syrian security forces opened fire on Friday on protesters and hunted them down in house-to-house raids, killing about 30 people in the deadliest day in weeks in the country's 7-month-old uprising, activists said. The popular revolt against Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime has proved remarkably resilient, with protests erupting...
  • Attack kills 120 Syrian forces, crackdown feared 07-06-2011 03:18 AM

    Beirut: Armed men killed 120 Syrian security forces and torched government buildings on Monday in a northern region where troops have unleashed deadly assaults on protesters for days, Syria said. The government vowed to respond "decisively," hinting at an even more brutal crackdown by a regime known for ruthlessly crushing...
  • Eight Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh gunfight 09-10-2010 10:08 PM

    Raipur: At least eight Maoists were killed and two policemen injured in a gun battle in India's worst Leftist insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh on Saturday, the police said. The gun battle began in Mahasamund district close to Orissa state border after a large contingent of state police force encircled Maoist guerrillas. The...
  • Two militants killed in J-K encounter 02-04-2010 10:20 AM

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  • CRPF, militants locked in gun battle in Srinagar 10-11-2007 02:40 PM

    Dubai: Saluting the longevity of Sachin Tendulkar, West Indies great Brian Lara has described the Indian batting legend as the 'Don Bradman' of modern era but refused to the compare the icons of different eras. Lara, himself a legendary left-handed batsman from the Caribbean, said what astonishes him the most...