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Anti-Naxal ops: CRPF grounds mine-protected vehicles

Central Reserve Police Force has stopped using mine-protected vehicles (MPVs) deployed for carrying troops to minimise causalities resulting from IED blasts in Naxal-affected areas.

Jun 30, 2013, 15:49 PM IST

Anti-mine vehicles reduced to `coffin on wheels`

CRPF is looking for better ways to counter hidden IEDs as the mine protected vehicles it is using have become "coffin on wheels" in Naxal-hit states.

Oct 11, 2011, 17:13 PM IST