Nagpur: The death toll in the landmine blast
triggered by the Maoists in Maharashtra`s Gadchiroli district on March 27 has risen to 13 with the death of a CRPF trooper,
police said Thursday.
Nayan Jyoti, who hailed from Assam, succumbed to his
injuries in a private hospital here last night, police said,
adding his mortal remains are being flown to his native place
after the postmortem is conducted.
A group of Naxalites had triggered a landmine blast
killing 12 CRPF personnel of the 192nd battalion, including
two officers when their vehicle was blown off at Pushtola
village in Aheri taluka of the Maoist-infested district.