Maoist district chief killed
Himalayan News Service
Bhairahwa, June 29:
The Maoist chief of Rupandejhi was killed in a security operation this afternoon.
District secretary of the Maoists Rameshwor Yadav alias Ramesh was shot dead at Jungletole, Siddharthanagar municipality-2, in retaliatory firing, according to police inspector Mukunda Marasini of District Police Office, Rupandehi. Ramesh was resident of Saufarshatikar VDC, Rupandehi, police said.
A group of four Maoists had hurled a socked bomb at a police vehilce around 1.30 p.m., and the Maoist leader was killed in the firing that ensued.