Maoist attack: Six CRPF men killed in landmine blast in Chhattisgarh

Six CRPF men were killed and some others injured in Chhattisgarh's Dantewara district on Wednesday after a landmine explosion wrecked their vehicle

IANS March 30, 2016 19:26:14 IST
Maoist attack: Six CRPF men killed in landmine blast in Chhattisgarh

Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh): Six CRPF men were killed and some others injured in Chhattisgarh's Dantewara district on Wednesday after a landmine explosion wrecked their vehicle.

Maoist attack Six CRPF men killed in landmine blast in Chhattisgarh

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The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel of the 230 Battalion were heading towards Mokapal area from Kuankora police station for patrolling when Maoists exploded the landmine. The CRPF men were also fired upon just after the explosion, sources said.

Following the explosion, the Maoists took away the arms and ammunition the killed personnel were carrying.

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