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Gadchiroli naxal attack: Fadnavis meets injured personnel

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today visited police personnel injured in the Gadchiroli naxal attack, at a private hospital here.



Nagpur: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today visited police personnel injured in the Gadchiroli naxal attack, at a private hospital here.

Around 18 policemen from C-60, Maharashtra's special anti-naxal force are undergoing treatment at the facility after they were injured in a landmine blast, suspected to have been laid by Naxalites, on Wednesday evening.

Fadnavis, accompanied by Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Special Inspector General (anti-naxal operations), Sharad Shelar and Nagpur Police commissioner K Venkatesham, met these jawans in the hospital around?11.30 AM today and enquired about their health.

The CM also spoke with doctors attending on these jawans, a press release from the District Information Office (DIO) said.

According to police, the landmine went off when 20 C-60 commandos were carrying out a combing operation in an armoured vehicle near Bhamragad tehsil, killing one personnel and injuring over a dozen others.

From Zee News

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