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Sukma Naxal attack: Here is the list of jawans who lost their lives

The Naxalites Mounted The Assault Around 12:25 PM In Kalapathar Area Of South Bastar Region, One Of The Worst-hit By Left-wing Extremism In The Country.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 24 Apr 2017, 09:34:46 PM
People in Varanasi pay tribute to 26 CRPF personnel (Source-ANI)

New Delhi:

At least 25 CRPF personnel were killed and six wounded in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday, the deadliest attack by naxalites targeting security forces this year.

Hera are the names of martyred jawans-

Names of 25 CRPF Martyrs-

1. Inspector Raghubir Singh

2. Sub Inspector K.K. Das

3. Asst Sub Inspector Sanjay Kumar

4. Asst Sub Inspector Rameswar Lal

5. Asst Sub Inspector Naresh Kumar

6. Head Constable Surender Kumar

7. Head Constable Banna Ram

8. Head Constable L.P. Singh

9. Head Constable Naresh Yadav

10. Head Constable Padmanabhan

11. Constable Saurabh Kumar

12. Constable  Abhay Mishra

13. Constable  Banmali Ram

14. Constable  N.P. Sonkar

15. Constable  K.K. Pandey

16. Constable  Vinay Chandra Burman

17. Constable  P. Alagupandi

18. Constable  Abhay Kumar

19. Constable  N. Senthil Kumar

20. Constable  N. Thirumurgan

21. Constable  Ranjit Kumar

22. Constable  Ashish Singh

23. Constable  Manoj Kumar

24. Constable Anup Karmakar

25. Constable Ram Mehar (at Raipur)

The naxalites mounted the assault around 12:25 PM in Kalapathar area of south Bastar region, one of the worst-hit by Left-wing extremism in the country.

The area is close to the Chintagufa-Burkapal-Bheji axis, such attacks the hotbed of naxal violence which has seen asuch attacksin the past resulting in high casualties.

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"As per the latest report, we have lost 25 men. We arestill to account for all the personnel and a search is on.About 7-8 boys are still missing. The last word on theencounter will come once the entire area has been searched andall troops contacted," a senior CRPF officer said, adding theparamilitary patrol was about 99 personnel-strong. (With PTI Inputs)

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First Published : 24 Apr 2017, 09:15:00 PM

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