In an ambush laid down by naxalites in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, 26 CRPF personnel have been killed. At about 12.25pm, 300 naxals laid down an ambush between Burkapal and Chintagufa in Sukma. In this ambush, CRPF personnel of 74th battalion got entrapped. 26 CRPF personnel martyred and 7 grievously injured in this attack.The injured one have been airlifted to Raipur for better treatment.
CM Dr.Raman Singh has called an emergency meeting to review and crush naxals in Chhattisgarh.Cobra commandos are combing the area to flush out naxalites in the area.Meanwhile Baster IG Vivekanand Sinha and DIG Sunderraj have rushed to Sukma with reinforcement to contain naxals in the area.Home Minister Rajnath Singh have condoled the death of CRPF personnel.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned this heinous crime committed by naxals in Sukma. PM Modi tweeted,”Attack on CRPF personnel by naxals in Chhattisgarh is cowardly and deplorable.” PM Narendra Modi reiterated that martyrdom of CRPF personnel will not go in vein.