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The uniforms of 14 men who died in an ambush by Naxals in Chhattisgarh were found along with garbage outside a hospital where the bodies of the martyrs were autopsied.

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Policemen carry coffin of CRPF soldier Mukesh Kumar who was killed in the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, at Allahabad Railway Station in Allahabad. 14 CRPF men were among 15 people killed in a Maoist attack in Sukma district in Chhattisgarh.

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DGP P.K. Thakur pays tribute to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan, late Radhe Shyam Ram, killed during an encounter with maoist in Chhattisgarh, in Patna.

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File Photo: Thirteen CRPF personnel, including two officers, were killed while an equal number were injured in an encounter with Maoists in the Naxal hotbed of Sukma, in Chhattisgarh.

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A cache of explosives and locally made pressure bombs that were recovered by security personnel during an anti-Naxal raid in Latehar district of Jharkhand.

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Deserted view of NH75 and 99 during a strike called by Maoists in Latehar, Jharkhand.

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The derailed wagons of a goods train after landmine blasts triggered by the Maoists near Latehar

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Police take top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda while taking him to court in Berhampur.

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The pilot engine of the Rajdhani Express which was derailed after Naxals blew up railway tracks near Rafiganj railway station, Bihar.

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Police taking top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda to court in Berhampur, Orissa.

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Naxal leader Sabyasachi Panda after he was arrested by Odisha police at Berhampur.

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CRPF DG Dilip Trivedi talks to Amir Subhani, Principal Secretary (Bihar) with Bihar DGP P.K Thakur at a meeting of the Chief Secretaries and DGPs of LWE (Left Wing Extremism) affected States, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at a meeting with chief secretaries and DGPs of LWE (Left Wing Extremism) affected states, in New Delhi. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Home Secretary Anil Goswami are also seen.

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The Jan Sanskriti Manch staging a demonstration demanding the release of DU professor G N Saibaba at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel inspect the debris of a vehicle blown up by Naxals which killed seven policemen in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra.

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Prof G N Saibaba, who was arrested for allegedly having Maoist links, being produced before Aheri Court in Gadchiroli.

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Two alleged Maoists, accused in the murder of Pakur SP Amarjit Balihar, following their arrest at Kathikund near Dumka, Jharkhand.

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Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren visits an injured jawan at Sadar Hospital, Dumka in Jharkhand.

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Injured Police and polling officials after suspected Maoists attacked at Sikaripara in Dumka of Jharkhand.

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People near the damaged railway track after a landmine blast triggered by Maoists in Bokaro, Jharkhand.

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A Naxal attack victim being shifted to a hospital in Raipur after a bus carrying a team of poll officials was ambushed by Naxals in Bijapur.

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Family members of a CRPF person who died in a land mine blast during polling for Lok Sabha elections near Jamui in Patna.

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Police personnel giving last salute to the slain CRPF Deputy Commandant Indrajeet Singh, who was killed in a landmine blast in Aurangabad.

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Coil of torment Sori outside a Delhi court

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Security personnel carry the coffin of CRPF HC Pradeep Kumar, who was killed in an attack by the Maoists near Tongpal in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, during his cremation at his village near Ranchi.

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Bodies of CRPF and police personnel who were killed in an attack by the Maoists near Tongpal in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

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Security personnel with the bodies of their colleagues after Maoists attacked a joint search party of CRPF and the police near Tongpal in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh killing 16 people.

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Combo image shows the damaged road and parts of police vehicle (insets) after a landmine blast by Maoists in Bihar’s Aurangabad district. Seven policemen on patrolling duty were killed in the blast.

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Police and STF personnel display arms and ammunition recovered from Naxal hideouts in Gaya.

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Paramilitary soldiers stand near their damaged vehicle after Maoist rebels ambushed their patrol at Koraput district in Odisha on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. Four Border Security Force personnel were killed and two injured when Naxals blew up their vehicle in an IED blast in Odisha's Koraput district.

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Paramilitary soldiers stand near their damaged vehicle after Maoist rebels ambushed their patrol at Koraput district in Odisha.

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Joyeeta Das, a member of the Matangini Mahila Samiti shouts slogans against TMC government as she is being produced at a court in Kolkata Das, suspected to be a Maoist, was arrested by STF (Special Task Force) under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

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Policemen inspect the damaged railway tracks after a blast, suspected to be triggered by Maoists, near Gaya.

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Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh at a free health check-up camp in a maoist-affected village in Latehar district in Jharkhand.

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Security personnel inspect the police vehicle that was attacked by the Maoists at Kathikund, in Dumka. Maoists attacked a police convoy on Tuesday killing SP Amarjit Balihar along with other police personnel.

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Security personnel inspect the police vehicle that was attacked by the Maoists at Kathikund, in Dumka. Maoists attacked a police convoy killing SP Amarjit Balihar along with other police personnel.

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Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmed paying tributes to SP Amarjit Balihar, who was killed in a Maoists attack at Kathikhund near Dumka, in Ranchi.

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Relatives and family members mourn near the coffin of slain SP Amarjit Balihar who was killed in a Maoists attack at Kathikhund near Dumka in Ranchi.

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Suman Lata Balihar, wife of Amarjit Balihar who was killed in a Maoist attack, and her daughter mourn at their residence in Ranchi in Jharkhand. Police say suspected Maoist rebels ambushed a police jeep, killing at least six officers including Amarjit in Jharkhand.

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Father of slain Superintendent of Police of Pakur district, Amarjit Balihar, who was killed in a Maoist attack, paying homage to him at his residence in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Maoist rebels attacked convoy, killing superintendent of police and five other policemen.

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Undistributed cycles at the Manoharpur block office

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Poor villagers in Gangda panchayat in the backdrop of a private mine

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Manoj (left) and Rajkumar of Saranda Vikas Samiti that is calling for an alternate development agenda

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Damaged school in Kasiapecha village

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Sonamuni and Suliman Purty's Indira Awas Yojana house at Ankua village in Monoharpore block that collapsed in July 2012 after they did not receive the second instalment of money before the rains

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In Naxalbari Left ideology has held many young people in thrall

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GRP police officers examine Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express after Maoist attacked it in Jamui, on its arrival in Patna on Thursday. Over 150 armed Maoists carried out a daring attack on a Patna-bound train, killing three persons, including an RPF jawan, and injuring five others in Bihar's Naxal-affected Jamui district before looting passengers and fleeing with weapons.

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Security personnel walk on the railway tracks where suspected Moists attacked the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express near Kundhar halt in Jamui district of Bihar.

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File photo of former Union minister and veteran Congress leader V.C. Shukla with Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit. Shukla, who was injured in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh last month, died at a hospital in Gurgaon.

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File photo of former Union minister and veteran Congress leader V.C. Shukla, who was injured in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh last month, died at a hospital in Gurgaon.

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File photo of former Union minister and veteran Congress leader V.C. Shukla with the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi in March 2004. Shukla, who was injured in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh last month, died at a hospital in Gurgaon.

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File photo of former Union minister and veteran Congress leader V.C. Shukla, who was injured in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh last month, died at a hospital in Gurgaon.

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JD-U President Sharad Yadav, BJP leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley and other leaders at an all-party meeting on Naxal issue in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Union ministers Sushilkumar Shinde, Kamal Nath, Farooq Abdullah, Vayalar Ravi and BSP chief Mayawati at an all-party meeting on Naxal issue in New Delhi.

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Family members take a holy dip after immersing the ashes of Mahendra Karma who died in a naxal attack in Chhattisgarh recently, at Sangam in Allahabad on Saturday.

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Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar meeting an injured person at a hospital in Raipur on Friday, six days after the Congress party's convoy was attacked by Maoists in Bastar.

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No kind conflict Tribal kids have no escape from the red war

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Cracked facade Broken windowpane of one of the convoy cars

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Prime targets A bloodied V.C. Shukla on his way to a Raipur hospital

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A grisly end Security personnel carry the body of a victim

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BJP President Rajnath Singh with Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, at Ramkrishna Care Hospital, visiting injured of the recent naxal attacks in Chhattisgarh.

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All India Anti-terrorist Front Chairman MS Bitta meeting an injured of recent Maoist attack, at a hospital in Raipur.

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NIA team inspect the site of recent Naxal attack in Darbha in Bastar, Chhattisgarh.

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Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, left, and vice president Rahul Gandhi, second left, pay tribute to those killed in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh at a prayer meeting held at the party's headquarters in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi with her son and Vice President Rahul Gandhi during a prayer meeting at AICC in New Delhi for the slain party leaders who were killed in the recent Naxal attack at Bastar in Chhattisgarh.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other leaders during a prayer meeting at AICC in New Delhi for the slain party leaders who were killed in the recent Naxal attack at Bastar in Chhattisgarh.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi attending the last rites of slain party leader Nand Kumar Patel and his son Dinesh Patel at their village Nandeli in Raigarh. Patel and his son were killed in the recent Naxal attack at Bastar.

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All-India Anti-Terrorist Front activist protesting against the Chhattisgarh Maoist attack in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi gives the solatium to family members of Chhattisgarh Congress President Nand Kumar Patel in Raipur on Sunday. Patel died in attack by maoists on Congress party's convoy, yesterday in Bastar.

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Congress workers take part in a candle light vigil to protest against the Maoist attack in Chattisgarh and paying tribute to victims, in Bhopal.

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Police jawans paying 'Guard of Honour' to Chhattisgah Congress President Nand Kumar Patel and others at Jagdalpur a day after they were killed in a Maoists' attack during Congress party's Parivartan Yatra.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meeting an injured at a hospital in Raipur, a day after the Congress party's Parivartan Yatra was attacked by Maoists in Bastar.

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Congress Party activists burn an effigy of Chhattisgarh government during a protest against the Maoist attack, in Allahabad.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party Vice President Rahul Gandhi at a condolence meeting in Raipur a day after the Congress party's convoy was attacked by Maoists in Bastar.

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Security personnel inspect the site where Maoists attacked the Congress party's convoy.

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Senior Congress leader VC Shukla is shifted to hospital in Raipur after the party's convoy was attacked by Maoists in Bastar.

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File photo of Chhatisgarh Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel whose body was found in the jungles a day after Maoists attacked the party's convoy in Bastar in Chhattisgarh.

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File photo of former union minister Vidya Charan Shukla and PCC chief Nand Kumar Patel. Suspected Naxals opened fire on the Congress party's Parivartan Yatra, comprising senior party leaders, in Sukma district, Chhattisgarh. While V.C. Shukla received bullet injuries, Nand Kumar is missing, suspected to have been abducted, along with his son

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An injured Congress leader being treated after a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. Suspected Naxals opened fire on the Congress party's Parivartan Yatra, comprising senior party leaders, in Sukma district,Chhattisgarh.

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Former Union Minister Vidya Charan Shukla was injured and Mahendra Karma was killed, while PCC chief Nand Kumar Patel was kidnapped in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. Suspected Naxals opened fire on the Congress party's Parivartan Yatra, comprising senior party leaders, in Sukma district,Chhattisgarh.

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This file photo shows Mahendra Karma, center, lawmaker and founder of Salwa Judum, the government-supported militia to combat Maoists/Naxalites, surrounded by bodyguards at his residence in Jagdalpur, in Chattisgarh. Karma was killed when Maoist rebels attacked a convoy of cars of Congress party leaders and supporters , injuring several people

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TV grab: A spot view of the Naxal attack in which a senior Congress leader was killed while others injured and kidnapped in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

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A Naxal group's Jan Adalat in a Maoist-hit village in Latehar, in Jharkhand.

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Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde along with Home Secretary RK Singh interacting with students at a naxal-affected village in Latehar district of Jharkhand.

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Special Task Force jawans carry the coffin of their colleague in Raipur, a day after he was killed in a gun-fight with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

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Deadly tread Security personnel carry a cop injured in a landmine blast in Bariganwa

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Belly bomb The CRPF jawan in whose stomach explosives were planted

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Union Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh looking at earthen pots at Kuliabandha village of maoist hit Nuapada district in Odisha.

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UP CM Akhilesh Yadav arrives to pay tribute to the slain CRPF constable Babulal Patel at Malak Balau village near Allahabad. Maoists implanted an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Babulal Patel in a recent Latehar encounter.

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Widow of CRPF constable Babulal Patel, in whose body Maoists had surgically inserted IED after the recent Latehar encounter, during her hunger strike at Malak Balau village near Allahabad.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief MInister Shivraj Singh Chouhan shoulders CRPF Jawan Champalal who lost his life in Naxalite attack in Jharkhand, during the funeral procession in Ratlam.

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Funeral of CRPF constable Babulal Patel, in whose body Maoists surgically inserted an IED after the Latehar encounter, in his village Malak Balau in Allahabad on Friday evening.

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A CRPF official pays his respects at coffins containing bodies of CRPF jawans, who were killed in an encounter with Maoists in Latehar district, at Ranch.

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A doctor shows a bomb planted inside the stomach of a CRPF soldier by the Maoists, after its removal at RIMS hospital in Ranchi.

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An injured CRPF soldier is rushed to a hospital in Ranchi a day after a gun battle with Maoist rebels in the Lathehar district.

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CRPF soldiers, in uniform, are treated at a hospital in Daltangunj, Jharkhand. At least 7 CRPF Jawans were killed in an encounter with Maoists.

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A maoist surrenders before West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a rally at West Midnapore district in West Bengal.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee handing over an appointment letter of homeguard to a Maoist leader Jagori Baskey during a rally at West Midnapore district in West Bengal.

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A police officer was kidnapped by Maoists and shot dead in a forest area in this Odisha district bordering Chhattisgarh, weeks after the abduction and unharmed release of two Italians and a BJD MLA in the state. ASI of Dharmabandha outpost Kruparam Majhi was escorting a water tanker to the CRPF camp at Goudha with a constable on a motorcycle when they were stopped by a group of about 30 armed Maoists, Sub-Divisional Police Officer Prafulla Patra said.

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