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Naxals kill a man after accusing him of being police informer

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

killed a 60-year-old man in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on the suspicion that he was a police informer, police said.

Ghasiyaram Salaam was shot dead by a group of at village Khadka under Bhanupratppur police station limits last night, a local police official told PTI.

Preliminary probe revealed that before killing him, they accused him of being a police informer, the official said.

A police team rushed to the spot after getting information about the incident this morning.

Security forces have launched a combing operation in the nearby forests to nab the assailants, the official said.

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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 20:28 IST