Maoist Major Incidents 2005
December 25: Four Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel, who were escorting a cash box in a Raigarh (Orissa) bound passenger train, were killed and five others were injured in an attack by the CPI-Maoist at Koneru Railway Station in the Vizianagaram district.
December 23: Three members of the Chennur-Sirpur squad of the CPI-Maoist, including two 'deputy commanders', are killed in an encounter with the police near Audam village in the Adilabad district.
December 14: Four CPI-Maoist cadres of the Maddileru 'platoon' were killed in an encounter with the police at Marrikommadinne area of NP Kunta mandal (administrative division) in the Anantapur district.
November 12: Four unidentified CPI-Maoist cadres were killed in two separate encounters in the Mahabubnagar district. In the first incident, an exchange of fire occurred between a special police party on a combing operation and a group of Maoists at Boyagutta near Madanapuram. Police subsequently recovered three bodies from the encounter site. In another encounter on the hillocks of Urukonda village, a Maoist, suspected to be the member of an action team, was killed.
October 25: Three cadres of the CPI-Maoist are killed in an encounter with the police on the outskirts of Guthikonda village in Guntur district.
September 22: Three senior cadres of the CPI-Maoist are killed in an encounter with the police near Chinarayanipalle in Anantapur district.
August 15: The Congress Party's Member of Legislative Assembly from Makthal, Chittam Narsi Reddy, and eight persons, including one of his sons, are killed by cadres of the CPI-Maoist at Narayanpet in the Mahabubnagar district.
July 28: Three Maoists are killed in an exchange of fire with the police at Chilakacharla village in the Prakasam district.
July 25: The Nalgonda district CPI-Maoist 'committee member' and Rachakonda 'area secretary', Golanukonda Chandraiah alias Raju, and two women activists are killed in an encounter with the police near a hill area near Tumbai thanda in Narayanapur.
June 19: CPI-Maoist cadres kill three Telugu Desam Party (TDP) activists and injure two others at Yachavaram village in the Prakasam district.
April 22: Cadres of the CPI-ML Janashakthi and CPI-Maoist kill three civilians at different places in Andhra Pradesh.
April 17: Four cadres belonging to the Korukonda squad of the CPI-Maoist, including three women cadre, are killed in an encounter with the police near Gunukurai village in the Visakhapatnam district.
March 27: Four Naxalites of the CPI-ML Praja Pratighatna are killed in an exchange of fire with the police in Warangal district.
March 18: Four Naxalites are killed in an encounter with the police in Warangal district.
March 11: A group of approximately 15 suspected CPI-Maoist cadres kill five police personnel and two civilians after raiding a police station at Chilakaluripeta in the Guntur district.
March 7: Police shot dead ten CPI-Maoist cadres, including 'district command secretary' Ramesh, during an encounter in the Manala forests of Nizamabad district. Ramesh was also a member of the outfit's 'Northern Telengana special zonal committee'.
March 1: CPI-Maoist cadres kill eight civilians and chopped off the limbs of two others belonging to the upper castes at Vempenta village in Kurnool district.
February 3: Four CPI-Maoist cadres, including a 'commander', are killed in an encounter with the police near Sivam village in the Adilabad district.
January 15: Six CPI-Maoist cadres are killed in two separate encounters with the police in the Prakasam and Mahabubnagar districts while a community leader of the Congress party is shot dead by Maoists in the Karimnagar district.
November 15: Three Maoists were killed in an encounter with the police in the Hazaribagh district.
November 11: Over a 100 cadres of the CPI-Maoist attacked a home guard training centre at Pachamba in the Giridih district and shot dead five persons, including four home guards, and injured 16 persons. District police chief Bhageswar Jha said the Maoists also looted 183 rifles, two pistols and 2500 cartridges.
November 7: The Jharkhand Liberation Tigers, a criminal group having linkages with the Maoists, killed four civilians at Lodhma under the Karra police station area of Ranchi district.
November 7: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist killed three civilians in the Chatra district.
October 8: Thirteen security force (SF) personnel are killed in a bomb blast triggered by CPI-Maoist near Baniadih village in the Chatra district.
September 12: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist kill 17 civilians at Belwadari village in the Giridih district. Six others are also injured in the attack.
August 31: Four civilians are killed by extremists of the Jan Sangharsh Janamukti Morcha near Turudi village in the Latehar district.
July 5: CPI-Maoist beheads three members belonging to the Shanti Sena (peace squad), an anti-Naxalite campaigning group, after seizing all their household goods and destroying their houses, at Khairpani village in Gumla district.
April 20: Activists of the Jan Sangharsh Janamukti Morcha kill three labourers near the Chingri-Nawadih village under Bishunpur police station in the Gumla district.
February 3: Seven police personnel are killed during a landmine blast triggered by the CPI-Maoist in Palamu district, as polling began for the first phase of Legislative Assembly elections.
January 29: Three suspected CPI-Maoist cadres are killed and six others sustain injuries during a bomb explosion at Bakadjholi village in the Nawada district.
January 23: Six Maoists are killed during
a clash between members of the CPI-Maoist and the Jan Sangharsh Janamukti
Morcha in the Boda village of Latehar district.
December 29: Six CPI-Maoist cadres are killed and five others arrested in an encounter between Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and the Maoists at Khutouna Sareh village under Patahi police station in the East Champaran district.
November 14: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist killed nine of the 12 Ranvir Sena hostages they had abducted from the Jehanabad district jail on November 13.
November 13: Approximately a thousand activists and cadres of the CPI-Maoist launched simultaneous attacks on the jail, police lines and a paramilitary camp at Jehanabad, killing four persons and injuring five others. Two Maoists were also killed in the incident. 341 of the jail's 600 odd prisoners, including Ajay Kanu, 'state secretary' of the CPI-Maoist, and several other cadres of the outfit, were set free and approximately 12 activists of the Ranvir Sena were abducted.
November 3: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist kill four police personnel, including the Officer in-Charge of Anandpur police station, and decamped with their firearms in Banka district.
July 22: CPI-Maoist kills four civilians near Raghunathpur village in the Aurangabad district.
June 24: Security forces kill at least 20 CPI-Maoist cadres during a nightlong operation in the East Champaran and Sheohar districts along the India-Nepal border.
June 23: Four CPI-Maoist cadres and three police personnel are killed in an attack by the former in the Madhuban block of East Champaran district.
February 3: Two police personnel and a civilian are killed and another police personnel is wounded during an attack by the CPI-Maoist at Shankarpur village in the Gaya district.
January 22: CPI-Maoist cadres kill four Lok Janshakti Party activists in the Gaya district.
January 5: CPI-Maoist cadres kill the Munger Superintendent of Police, K.C. Surendra Babu, and six police personnel in a landmine explosion near the Bhimbandh area.
December 26: Four CPI-Maoist cadres are killed in an encounter with the police in the Gyarabatti area of Gadchiroli district.
July 3: Three police personnel are killed and two others sustain injuries when a group of CPI-Maoist cadres opened fire on a police patrolling party in the Dhanura administrative division of Gadchiroli district.
May 30: Seven police personnel and a civilian are killed in a landmine blast triggered by the CPI-Maoist on Deori-Chichgad road in the Gondia district.
February 22: Five police personnel are
killed and 12 others sustain injuries during a CPI-Maoist attack in
the Gadchiroli district.
February 11: Seven police personnel and a civilian are killed and five others sustain injuries when approximately 300 suspected CPI-Maoist cadres attacked a Karnataka State Reserve Police camp with hand grenades at Venkammanahalli in the Tumkur district.
December 16: Three Maoists and a civilian were killed during an encounter at Bhejji locality in the Dantewada district.
November 14: Security force (SF) personnel kill three cadres belonging to the Indravati squad of the CPI-Maoist and foiled an ambush attempt near Erakeli village in the Dantewada district.
September 30: CPI-Maoist cadres kill five civilians in the Bijapur area of Dantewada district. The victims were part of a group of seven civilians who were earlier abducted by the Maoists from the area.
September 6: Ten CPI-Maoist cadres are killed and 17 others are arrested during the six-day Operation Green Hunt, which was carried out from August 29 in the Bairamgarh and Bijapur areas of Dantewada district.
September 3: Twenty-two personnel belonging to the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and two from the State police were killed in a landmine explosion triggered by the CPI-Maoist near Padeda village in Dantewada district.
July 28: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist attack the Karemarka and Muder villages in the Bastar region and kill seven persons.
July 16: Seven villagers and two Maoists are killed when cadres of the CPI-Maoist attack six villages in the Dantewada district.
June 19: CPI-Maoist cadres kill eight civilians and injure 100 others near Kotrapal village in the Dantewada district.
June 1: Assistant Commander of the CRPF, R K Mishra, and five other CRPF personnel are killed when the Maoists ambushed a CRPF combing party near Injaram in the Dantewada district.
May 23: Five police personnel are killed during a landmine explosion triggered by the CPI-Maoist near Jhangla village in the Dantewada district.
April 27: CPI-Maoist cadres kill five civilians in different incidents in the Dantewada district. The victims include a Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Ravikanath Mahibi, and a village head, Venkateswarlu.
January 8: Three police personnel, including a Sub-Inspector, are killed when CPI-Maoist cadres open fire on a police party at Ramchandrapur village in the Surguja district.
July 7: CPI-Maoist cadres kill five people in the Tamparsingha, Banjaridikira and Larabira villages of Sambalpur district in a series of attacks spread over five hours.
May 28: CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead three civilians and injured three others in the Burda village under Jujumara police limits in the Sambalpur district.
July 23: The Inspector General of Police (Varanasi), Devraj Nagar, informed that four Maoists were killed and 60 others arrested during security operations in the Chandauli, Mirzapur and Sonebhadra districts.
July 9: CPI-Maoist cadres shot dead two Communist Party of India (Marxist) leaders and left behind a booby trap that killed an investigating officer and injured 16 police personnel in the Bankura district. In another incident at Dulukdihi in the Purulia district, Maoists shot dead a civilian.