Friday, May 08, 2009

Ten killed in landmine blast in Chhattisgarh

6 May 2009, 1611 hrs IST, PTI

RAIPUR: Ten people, including two CRPF personnel and four special police officers, were killed in a landmine blast triggered by naxalites in
Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.

The incident occurred at Sirguda village in Bastar region under Injram police station area, when naxals blew up a tractor carrying the special police officers (SPOs) and jawans, Bastar IG A N Upadhyaya said.

Those killed included four civilians. Three other SPOs were injured in the naxal attack, he said.

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