Eight policemen are killed in a firing with the gang of Vikas Dubey, whuch includes a Deputy SP, three Sub Inspectors and four constables.
The incident took place on the intervening night of July 2 and 3 in Bikru village under Chaubeypur area of Kanpur, police said on Friday.
The police team were out to look for Vikas Dubey, a gangster, accused of attempt to murder by a villager. They were about to conduct the raid on the basis of that first information report (FIR) in Bikru village under Chaubepur police station area of Kanpur district.
When police reached near the targeted location, their way was blocked by a JCB. The JCB was put on intentionally by the criminals to carry out firing. In the retailiation process, two criminals died and two policemen are injured.