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policemen training in Kanker, Chhattisgarh, India
March 26, 2015

Grueling Coursework

Policemen in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh are put through a grueling commando course at the Counter Terrorism and Jungle Warfare College, in Kanker. In India’s mineral-rich jungles, Maoist militants called Naxalites have found a foothold through violence and extortion. Chhattisgarh is among two states with the worst record of Naxalite violence. See more pictures from the April 2015 feature story “How Coal Fuels India’s Insurgency.” Lynsey Addario talks about going beyond her comfort zone to make powerful images, on Proof.
Photograph by Lynsey Addario, National Geographic

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