Published On: Wed, Mar 14th, 2018

Naxals blow up armoured vehicle, kill 9 CRPF jawans

Security personnel inspect the site of the IED blast where nine CRPF personnel were killed after Maoists ambushed them in Kistaram area of Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district. (Photo: PTI)

Bhopal: Nine CRPF personnel were killed and two others injured on Tuesday when Maoists blasted the mine protected vehicle (MPV) they were travelling in using over 50 kgs of explosives in Kistaram jungle, in Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar district of Sukma.

The attack came about four hours after another CRPF team had a fierce gunbattle with about 100 Maoists, also in Sukma’s Kistaram forest in which, sources said, at least three grenades fired from Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) failed to go off.

Source: Naxals blow up armoured vehicle, kill 9 CRPF jawans

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