9 : Maoists Tuesday attacked a member of an anti-guerrilla organisation in Jharkhand's
Jamshedpur district, leaving him seriously injured and killing his security guard.
to police, activists of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) Tuesday
morning attacked Shailen Baske, member of the Nagrik Suraksha Samittee (NSS),
near Kasiabeda village in Jamshedpur district, 170 km from Ranchi.
attack left the bodyguard, Jogeshwar Murmu, dead while Baske sustained serious
injuries. Baske has been admitted to Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in Jamshedpur, where
his condition is said to be critical.
NSS was formed five years ago to fight Maoist rebels.
March, the rebels killed Jharkhand Mukti Morcha MP Sunil Mahto as he was a supporter
of the NSS.
rebels are active in 16 of the 22 districts in the state. Around 950 people, including
310 security personnel, have been killed in the last six years in Maoist related