Raipur: As many as 11 occupants of an
ambulance, including six children among others, had a close
shave when naxals opened fire at the vehicle in Sukma district
of Chhattisgarh, sources said on Friday.
The ambulance carrying the children from Chintagupha
to Dorpanal village for urgent medical treatment came under
attack from the ultras on Wednesday. However, the presence of
mind by the driver of the ambulance prevented likely tragedy,
All the eleven occupants, including two doctors, a
woman, six children and a medical assistant safely reached
Dornapal village, police said.
In another incident in Simelvada village in Chintagufa
police limits on same day, a group of 50 Maoists opened
indiscriminatory fire on a team of security personnel, killing
two women labourers working in the police camp construction