At least seven CRPF personnel were killed in a landmine blast set by Maoists in Malewada forest near Dantewada in Chhattisgarh on Wednesday.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans, belonging to 230 battalion, were travelling in a civilian vehicle when the blast occurred, reports said. The injured jawans have been shifted to hospital.
“Combing operatios are underway at the blast site. The Bastar IG is on his way,” DM Awasthi, Special DG, AntiNaxal Op told media.