Dantewada SP Narendra Khare told a news agency that naxals attacked Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel deployed at the mines of National Mining Development Corporation in Akash Nagar area of the district this morning.
Khare said Naxals, disguised as locals waiting for bus, attacked the CISF team near the check post in Akash Nagar.
While a jawan died on the spot, a constable was critically injured and succumbed at the hospital in Bacheli.
The ultras then fled taking away an AK-47 and an Insas rifle from the spot.
A hunt is on to nab the attackers.
Raipur: Two CISF personnel were killed on Sunday in an attack by alleged Naxals in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, police said.
First Published: Sunday, November 04, 2012, 13:59