Eight CRPF personnel killed in Maoist attack in Sukma
Raipur March 13 (IANS) At least eight CRPF personnel were killed and three others injured in a Maoist attack in Sukma district of Chattisgarh on Tuesday.
According to a CRPF official Maoists targeted a team of 212 CRPF personnel between Kistaram and Palodi in the district at 12 noon and blew up a mine protected vehicle by triggering an improvised explosive device (IED).
The injured personnel are being evacuated by a helicopter to Raipur the CRPF official told IANS.
Earlier in the day Maoists had staged a similar attack but they fled after the CRPF personnel retaliated the fire.