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Maoists trigger landmine blast in Dantewada, 4 killed

December 06, 2009 18:32 IST

Four civilians were killed when suspected Maoists blew up a truck in a landmine blast in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Sunday, said the police.

Moaists blew up the truck near Keralapal village in the district, killing all the four persons traveling in the vehicle on the spot, Superintendent of Police (Dantewada) Amresh Singh said.

The truck had left Doranapal village in the district for Sukama with the truck's owner Surya Narayan Raju and three labourers.

As it reached Keralapal village on NH-221, Maoists triggered the landmine blast, he said. The police was trying to ascertain the identity of all the victims, Singh said.

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