Raipur: Twenty six CRPF jawans were killed and seven injured in a major Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday.
It is believed that, at least 90 Maoists ambushed a 63-strong CRPF road-opening party in an area under Dhaurai police station, 3 km from the CRPF camp in Narayanpur district of the state, at about 3 pm.
The CRPF men from 39 Battalion, E and F company, were securing the area ahead of a two-day Naxal-sponsored bandh starting Wednesday.
Here are the names of the CRPF jawans killed in the Naxal attack.
3- Bidyadhar Barik
4-R. N. Das
5-Shaji Kumar. S
6-Ranjan Kr. Shahoo
7-Dhrub Jyoti Das
10-M. Krishna Rao
12-Sudam Ch. Das
20-Narendra Mohan Jha
22-Ranju Kumar Saha
25-Tarkeswa R Rao
Story First Published: June 30, 2010 11:31 IST