IED blast by Naxals kills nine CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district; Narendra Modi condemns attack [Photos]

Nine Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed on Tuesday in a suspected Naxal attack on their mine-protected vehicle in the Kistaram area in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

FP Staff March 13, 2018 21:00:35 IST
Nine Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed on Tuesday in a suspected Naxal attack on their mine-protected vehicle in the Kistaram area in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district. PTI
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Nine Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed on Tuesday in a suspected Naxal attack on their mine-protected vehicle in the Kistaram area in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district. PTI
Two jawans out of eleven in the vehicle sustained injuries and were airlifted to Raipur for treatment. The incident occurred when the security men were conducting an area-domination operation in the forest area when the the attackers blew up the CRPF vehicle. PTI
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Two jawans out of eleven in the vehicle sustained injuries and were airlifted to Raipur for treatment. The incident occurred when the security men were conducting an area-domination operation in the forest area when the the attackers blew up the CRPF vehicle. PTI
Bodies of those killed in the attack will be brought to Raipur for post mortem. Several political leaders across political lines condemned the attack, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh. Firstpost/Debobrat Ghose
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Bodies of those killed in the attack will be brought to Raipur for post mortem. Several political leaders across political lines condemned the attack, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh. Firstpost/Debobrat Ghose