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Sukma blast: Nine CRPF personnel killed in Naxal attack

Nine personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed when suspected Maoists blew up their mine-protected vehicle (MPV) in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday, an official said. Some jawans were also reported to be injured in the explosion, but there was no official confirmation yet, he said. The blast occurred when a team of CRPF's 212th battalion was patrolling in a forest in Kistaram area of Sukma, located around 500 km from Raipur, a paramilitary official told. Watch News Nation's special coverage to know more details regarding the incident.

Updated : 13 March 2018, 04:31 PM