Six CRPF men killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

, 11:16 PM IST

Jagdalpur: Six CRPF men were killed and some others injured in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewara district in a landmine explosion that also wrecked their vehicle.

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel of the 230 Battalion were heading towards Mokapal area from Kuankora police station for patrolling when the Maoists exploded the landmine. The CRPF men were also fired upon just after the explosion, sources said.

The Maoists took away the arms and ammunition the killed personnel were carrying.