Maoists massacre 13 CRPF troopers in Chhattisgarh

Raipur:  Maoist guerrillas Monday gunned down 13 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers returning after a search operation in Chhattisgarh, officials said.Additional Director General of Police R.K. Vij told IANS that the dead included two
maoists massacre 13 crpf troopers in chhattisgarh...
IANS December 01, 2014 18:37 IST

Raipur:  Maoist guerrillas Monday gunned down 13 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers returning after a search operation in Chhattisgarh, officials said.

Additional Director General of Police R.K. Vij told IANS that the dead included two senior officers.

A CRPF source told IANS in New Delhi that the troopers were returning to their base after conducting a search for Maoists in Sukma district when they were attacked.

The incident took place near Chintagufa area, the source said. "Suddenly there was heavy firing from almost everywhere."

A police officer told IANS in Raipur: "We have suffered a major casualty in a forested stretch of Errabore area in Sukma.

"Heavily armed Maoists opened indiscriminate fire from all around on a contingent of the CRPF and the district police," the source said.

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