Naxal attack: Raman Singh condoles jawans' death
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday expressed grief over two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans losing their lives in a Naxal attack in the state. Full story
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday expressed grief over two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans losing their lives in a Naxal attack in the state.
The Naxals opened fire on a BSF platoon at around 3.45 am on Sunday, killing two soldiers and injuring one.
Singh condemned the attack and expressed condolences to the grieving families.
The killed jawans have been identified as constables Lokender Singh from Rajasthanand Mukdhiyar Singh from Punjab.
Their mortal remains were brought to the 114 Bn BSF Batallion Head Quarters in Pakhanjore city for wreath-laying ceremony.
The condition of the injured jawan, Sandeep Dey, is stable.
On Monday, two BSF constables were killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in the same district. Last month, two jawans of 231 Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force were injured when Naxals blew up an IED in the Maoist hotbed, Dantewada district.
Earlier on May 20, Naxals killed six jawans in a blast in Dantewada's Cholnar village. (ANI)