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Counter-Left Wing Extremist (LWE) operations headed for disaster?

Posted in Counter-insurgency, Dantewada, Insurgency, LWE, Maoists, SPOs with tags , , , , , , , , on 21 June 2010 by indiasecuritymonitor

Indian Express Photo

Three reports have hit the media recently. The first is of the raid on the Maoist hideout in Salboni, Paschim Medinipur in which eight Maoists including three women were killed. Security forces were photographed carrying the bodies of the killed Maoists including the women, on poles like animals. Understandably, sections of the public were outraged at the horrific snaps and subsequently a probe was ordered.

To be honest, security forces have known to have done worse. Continue reading