CRPF jawan killed in Naxal attack

first_imgA jawan of the Central Reserved Police Force (CRPF) was killed and five others were injured in an attack by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Monday, officials said. The Naxalites first set off an improvised explosive device (IED) and then opened fire on the CRPF troopers of the 231st battalion, who along with a State police unit, were on road security duty in the district’s Aranpur area, they said The incident took place around 4.30 pm near the CRPF’s Kamal post in Dantewada, the officials said. In the attack, a head constable was killed, a senior official said. The security forces were attacked in a forest between Kondapara and Kamalpur villages under the Aranpur police station limits, Dantewada Superintendent of Police Abhishek Pallava said.last_img

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