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Sukma attack: PM Modi says sacrifice of slain CRPF jawans will not go in vain; C'garh CM calls for meeting

Political Leaders Across The Spectrum Condemned The Attack On CRPF Battalion, While Left At Least 25 Soldiers Dead On Monday. According To ASP Jitendra Shukla, 6 CRPF Jawans Have Been Injured In The Incident. It Is Said That A Team Of 150 CRPF Personnel Was Supporting The Road Construction Work When The Naxals Attacked The CRPF Personnel.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 24 Apr 2017, 09:02:58 PM
Chhattisgarh CM enquired about the medical condition of CRPF personnel injured in Sukma (ANI Image)

New Delhi:

Political leaders across the spectrum condemned the attack on CRPF battalion, while left at least 25 soldiers dead on Monday. According to ASP Jitendra Shukla, 6 CRPF jawans have been injured in the incident. It is said that a team of 150 CRPF personnel was supporting the road construction work when the Naxals attacked the CRPF personnel. The weapons of jawans have also been looted.

Chief Minister Raman Singh

Enquired about the medical condition of CRPF personnel injured in Sukma. Pray for their speedy recovery and well-being: Chhattisgarh CM

I will hold a meeting with senior officials and ascertain further details on this incident: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh

I will also talk to the Union Home Minister and Prime Minister as well: Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh

President Pranab Mukherjee

Strongly condemn attack on CRPF personnel in Chattisgarh; condolences to families of deceased & prayers for injured: Pranab Mukherjee

PM Narendra Modi

Attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh is cowardly & deplorable. We are monitoring the situation closely: PM Modi

We are proud of the valour of our CRPF personnel. Sacrifice of martyrs will not go in vain. Condolences to their families: PM Modi

Read |  Live updates: 25 CRPF jawans killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi

Sincere condolences to families of CRPF personnel martyred in the attack in Sukma.We salute sacrifice&courage of our bravehearts: R Gandhi

Union Minister Venkiah Naidu

Deeply pained, their sacrifice should not go in vain.Classic case of mindless killing, no place for such things in democracy: V Naidu
Extremely pained to know about killing of CRPF personnel in Sukma. My tributes to the martyrs & condolences to their families: HM 

Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Spoke to MoS Home Hansraj Ahir about attack in Sukma, he is going to Chhattisgarh to take stock of the situation, tweets HM Rajnath Singh

Injured Jawan Sher Mohammed 

First Naxals sent villagers to trace our location, then almost 300 Naxals attacked us. We also fired and killed many: CRPF's Sher Mohammed

They were around 300 & we were around 150, we kept firing. I shot 3-4 Naxals in the chest: CRPF constable Sher Mohammed injured in Sukma

MoS Home Hansraj

MoS Home Hansraj Ahir will visit Raipur today in the wake of Naxal attack that claimed the life of 24 CRPF personnel 

Chhattisgarh CM

Chhattisgarh CM has cancelled his engagements in Delhi and has rushed for Raipur where he will hold a meeting later today

Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari

Extremely unfortunate, hope govt will act with alacrity.Hope govt initiates appropriate action against ppl responsible for attack: M Tiwari

In Pics: Sukma Naxal attack kills 25 CRPF personnel

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First Published : 24 Apr 2017, 07:02:00 PM