Chhattisgarh: Seven jawan of the CRPF were killed !

Chhattisgarh: On Wednesday at Dantewada district,seven  CRPF’s(Central Reserve Police Force) jawan were killed in a landmine explosion triggered by Maoists.

Dinesh Pratap Upadhyay(Deputy Inspector-General of the paramilitary force)told to reporter “A vehicle of the CRPF’s 230th battalion was blown up by Maoists near the Malewara market on the Dantewada-Sukma road around 3 p.m. Seven jawans were martyred in the blast”

Kamlochan Kashyap,SP said “The jawans belonged to the Ghusaras CRPF camp in Dantewada and were returning after leave for Holi,”

Bodies of two jawans bore bullet injuries,by the presence of Maoista at the spot.

Upadhyay added, “The blast was so powerful that the bodies were thrown 100-150 metres away. Almost all of them might have died in the explosion or would have been on the verge of death. But it is true thatMaoists shot some of the bodies.”

D.M.Awasthi (special DG) said,“We issued instructions a few days ago. We will begin a probe to find out what went wrong,”

Raman Singh,CM said, “a probe would be conducted to find out whether or not the norms were followed”

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