1 CRPF Soldier Killed, 6 Injured In Maoist Attack In Chhattisgarh

Maoist Attack In Dantewada: The injured CRPF soldiers were airlifted to Raipur.

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1 CRPF Soldier Killed, 6 Injured In Maoist Attack In Chhattisgarh

The soldiers were injured in an IED blast. (Representational)


Dantewada: 

One CRPF soldier was killed and six others were injured on Monday in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. 

A team of the 231st battalion of the CRPF, along with a state police unit, was out on road security duty when they were attacked by the Maoists at around 4:30 pm. An IED (improvised explosive device) blast injured six soldiers and one of them later died. 

The injured men were airlifted to Raipur and were admitted to hospitals there. 

(With inputs from agencies)

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