Maoists attack four CRPF camps in Dantewada

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 23:22

Raipur: Maoists on Tuesday night carried out
near-simultaneous attacks on four CRPF camps in Dantewada
district of Chhattisgarh, triggering gunbattles but there was
no immediate report of casualties.

About 300 to 400 Naxalites carried out the attacks on
the camps of the paramilitary personnel at Chintangufa, where
75 CRPF men and a policeman were killed in the worst Maoist
strike two weeks ago, Kanker Lanka, Potampalli and Bheji in
quick succession beginning at around 1930 hours, sources said.

The CRPF men retaliated, sparking intermittent gunbattles
with the Maoists in all the four places till 2130 hours.

There was no immediate report of any casualty on either
side, said the sources.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 23:22

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