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Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, CRPF official injured

April 07, 2014 08:46 IST

A Central Reserve Police Force official was injured on Monday when Naxals attacked a camp of paramilitary forces in insurgency-hit Sukma district in southern Chhattisgarh.

The incident took place at the camp of 150 battalion of the CRPF in the premises of Chintagufa police station early on Monday morning, Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police Neeraj Chandrakar told PTI over phone.

Armed rebels opened indiscriminate fire at the camp leaving sub inspector rank official Mahendra Singh Meena seriously injured, he said.

However, rebels fled the spot after security forces launched retaliatory attack on them, he said adding a rescue team is being sent to retrieve the injured official out of the jungle.

 

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