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NEW DELHI - Maoist rebels have killed a top police official and three civilians, and two of their cadres were shot dead by the police in separate incidents in two Indian states.
A local TV news channel reported that Jaswinder Singh, a senior police official in charge of the government's anti-rebel operations in the eastern Orissa state, was shot dead by rebels in the southern Koraput district yesterday.
In another clash, in the neighbouring Chhattisgarh state on Sunday, a group of Maoist guerillas ambushed two men and a woman in the forests near Abujhmad in the southern Bastar district. - Sapa-DPA