The kin of eight villagers, who were killed in last week`s encounter between the security forces and Maoists in Chhattisgarh, will be given Rs 9 lakh each as compensation.
The paramilitary has revised its operational procedures making it necessary for troops to conduct prior reconnaissance of the area to be covered.
Union Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo on Thursday said the judicial inquiry will be able to clarify whether the encounter was "fake or not".
Home Ministry officials will meet authorities of Naxal affected states on July 13 to chalk out SOPs to deal with human shields.
19 persons were killed in anti-Maoist operations by security forces in Chattisgarh last week.
A CRPF jawan was killed and another
injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh`s Sukma
district on Monday.
Two CRPF jawans were killed in a
landmine blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur
district here on Tuesday, hours after nine extremists were gunned
down in an operation in Dantewada.
Day in Pics: 22nd November
Showbiz World - November 22, 2014
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