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January 23, 2018

Chhattisgarh hit by a series of Maoist attacks, 5 security personnel killed in latest incident

Newsroom24x7 Desk

DantewadaRaipur: Moists carried out their third terrorist attack in as many days on Monday when they blew up a mine sweeping vehicle and killed five security personnel in Dantewada district in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh State in Central India.

In today’s incident, at least seven security personnel have been injured.

Yesterday, in another attack, the Maoists also called naxalites, had killed a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan near Pakhanjur in Kanker district, which is also in the Bastar region.

Two days ago, on saturday, seven security personnel, belonging to the highly motivated Special Task Force (STF), were killed in Sukma district of Bastar. On Snday, the naxalites had also burnt one-and-half dozen vehicles carrying iron ore from a mining site in Kanker.

Chhattisgarh Chief minister Raman Singh, who has come under attack from the main opposition Congress for failing to curb the Maoist menace has condemned the naxalites.

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