Kashmir Indepth

BJP MLA, four security personnel killed in Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh


Raipur: BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and four security personnel were Tuesday killed when their convoy was attacked by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district, days before the first-phase polling in the state, police said.

The incident occurred at Shyamagiri hills when the MLA’s convoy was heading towards Kuwakonda from Bacheli area.

The Naxalites blew up a vehicle in the convoy with an IED and opened fire at the occupants. The MLA and four security personnel were killed in the attack, police officials said.

Security forces have been rushed to the area, they said.
Dantewada falls in the Bastar Lok Sabha seat which will go to polls in the first phase on April 11. (PTI)

Related posts

PM Narendra Modi says ‘Supreme Court verdict on Articles 370 and 35 (A) enhances constitutional integration’

Kashmir Indepth

Used to wash my clothes until I became Gujarat CM: PM Modi

Kashmir Indepth

PM Modi launches auction process for 41 coal blocks for commercial mining

Kashmir Indepth

Dr Jitendra inaugurates first of its kind, world’s latest MRI facility

Ankit Sharma

Defrauded Chit Fund Investors Say “Betrayed” By Bengal’s Move To Stop CBI

Kashmir Indepth

Despite conflict Kashmiris economically better off than most Indians: Study

Kashmir Indepth

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy