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26 CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

Newsroom24x7 Staff

Raipur: At least 26 personnel of the 74th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed and and six others wounded in a dastardly attack by Maosts in the naxalite affacted Sukma district in the South Bastar area of Chhattisgarh State on Monday afternoon.

The Maoists ambushed about a hundred-strong CRPF road opening party on patrol at Burkapal near Chintagufa in south Bastar, one of the worst Maoist violence-affected region in the state. Reports reaching here point out close to 100 CRPF jawans were part of the road opening party when they were attacked

According to Jitendra Shukla, additional superintendent of police, Sukma: “The Maoists ambushed CRPF personnel and started indiscriminate firing.”

Maoists ambush and kill 7 policemen in South Bastar

Newsroom24x7 Desk

sukmaRaipur (Central India): Maoist ambushed and killed seven policemen and wounded over a dozen others in the remote Sukma forests of the newly formed, southernmost Sukma district in South Bastar Region of Chhattisgarh on Saturday

The security personnel were on a beat march when they were ambushed by the Maoists, who are still called the naxalites by the local people.

According to reports a senior police officer in-charge of anti-naxalite operations has said that seven security forces have been killed and 10 others have been injured in the encounter that took place in Sukma region. Security and rescue operations have been adversely affected due to the terrain and bad weather another police officer said.