20 policemen killed in Maoist attack in Orissa
According to Home Ministry official reports, twenty policemen Special Operation Group (SOG) were feared killed in landmine explosion by Maoists in Malkangiri district of Orissa. The special counter-insurgency unit was hit by a landmine blast while patrolling in Malkangiri district, a known Maoist stronghold in the far south of the state.
A group of special commandos was attacked on a reservoir in the same area on June 29. That incident left around 35 dead and dozens injured.