Six CRPF troops injured in Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district

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Updated: March 18, 2019 7:24 PM

Six personnel of the CRPF were injured in the blast and firing that took place around 4:30 pm near the Kamal post of the paramilitary force in Dantewada district, a senior official said.

six CRPF troops injured, naxal ambush, Chhattisgarh, Dantewada district, maoists, naxal attackA team of the 231st battalion of the CRPF, along with a state police unit, was out on road security duty in the district’s Aranpur area when an IED exploded and they were fired upon by Maoists, they said. (Representational image: IE) 

Six CRPF jawans were injured in an ambush by naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Monday, officials said. A team of the 231st battalion of the CRPF, along with a state police unit, was out on road security duty in the district’s Aranpur area when an IED exploded and they were fired upon by Maoists, they said.

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Six personnel of the CRPF were injured in the blast and firing that took place around 4:30 pm near the Kamal post of the paramilitary force in Dantewada district, a senior official said. He said the injured troops are being taken for treatment by helicopter.

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