Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Naxals attack

Naxals launched a above abhorrent adjoin badge cadre in an ambuscade in Dantewada commune in the accompaniment of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday morning.

The abhorrent has larboard at atomic 75 aegis cadre asleep so far.

The 120-men able CRPF aggregation was ambushed by heavily armed Naxals amid 6 AM and 7 AM. The ambuscade took abode amid Chintalnar and Tademetla in Sukma block of Dantewada commune back the aegis cadre were on the way to Tademetla in a vehicle.

The Naxals aboriginal triggered a landmine bang and the moment the agent stopped, the rebels ambushed the CRPF aggregation from a acropolis top in the affliction advance adjoin the aegis forces. The asleep included 72 CRPF cadre from the 62nd army and one Chhattisgarh accompaniment badge officer.

"The absolute blow is 73 and about 12 CRPF cadre accept been injured," said CRPF DIG (Anti-Naxal operations) SRP Kalluri.

Chhattisgarh Badge agent RK VIJ said that accretion has accomplished the ambuscade armpit and recovered 40 bodies.

"The CRPF affair was out for aftermost three days. The Naxalites attacked today morning amid 6 AM and 7 AM. The reinforcements accept reached. We are aggravating to abandon the afflicted through helicopters. The aegis armament affair was added than 80. We accept calm 40 bodies till now," said VIJ.

However, chief Chhattisgarh Badge admiral and sources in Ministry of Home Affairs feared that the afterlife assessment could rise. CRPF Director General Raman Srivastava will be abrogation for Dantewada and said that he would be able to accord the capacity alone afterwards extensive the area.

A gunbattle is activity on at Jagargunda in Chintalnar block of Dantewada commune amid hundreds of armed Naxals and about 100 CRPF personnel.

"We are aggravating to accelerate accretion armament to the spot. The armament are adverse adversity as the breadth has been blocked by the Naxals. Naxals had congenital bunkers on the acropolis top and CRPF cadre were not acquainted of the bunkers. The advance was preplanned. They aboriginal attacked the CRPF adaptable van and followed it up by battlefront on the team," said Chhattisgarh Director General of Badge Vishwa Ranjan.

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram said that added armament accept been beatific to the breadth to booty on the Naxals.

"The Government of Chhattisgarh and the CRPF had calm planned this operation. They accept mobilised both the accompaniment armament and CRPF. But, article has gone wrong. They assume to accept absolved into a affected or a allurement set up by the Naxalites. The casualties are absolutely aerial and I am acutely shocked. I am apologetic for those who accept absent their lives. This shows the aboriginal attributes of the CPI(Maoist) and the atrocity and the abomination they are able of. Chief admiral are activity to that area. We will anticipate added letters from them," said Union Home Minister P Chidambaram.

A accidental of CRPF cadre from West Bengal has already been mobilised and ordered to move to Dantewada,

The CRPF aggregation was activity to Sukma area a gunbattle had been demography abode amid aegis armament and Naxals back Monday black back it was attacked.

One CRPF cadre had already been dead and addition afflicted in the gunbattle on Monday.


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