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Naxal attack in Gadchiroli not due to intelligence failure: Maharashtra DGP

The Naxals want to overthrow the state, he said

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Photo: ANI
Photo: ANI

Kumar Jaiswal said Wednesday that the Naxal attack in in which 15 police personnel were killed was not a result of intelligence failure.

Terming it a "big loss" for the force, Jaiswal said that police "were ready to give a befitting reply to the Naxals".

"I cannot call this an intelligence failure... The police will take whatever action needed against such activities. It is a big loss for police," Jaiswal said.

The Naxals want to overthrow the state, he said.

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First Published: Wed, May 01 2019. 16:15 IST