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Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh, 6 injured

By The Assam Tribune

BIJAPUR (Chhattisgarh), Nov 14: Maoists carried out two simultaneous attacks here on Wednesday injuring four Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, a civilian and one District Reserve Guard in one of the attacks, police said.

The Left wing extremists, who had asked citizens to boycott the poll process going on in the state, carried out the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast aimed at a vehicle carrying the troopers returning from poll duty.

This happened days after the first phase of assembly election to 18 seats in the state was conducted on Monday.

In another incident, a gunfight broke out during a search operation not far from the IED blast spot. The 85 Battalion of the CRPF troopers were attacked by the insurgents. "Firing is still on," Deputy Inspector General M. Dinakaran told IANS.

Both attacks took place simultaneously at 9.15 a.m. in the Mahadev Ghat area, a police officer said. - IANS

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Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh, 6 injured

BIJAPUR (Chhattisgarh), Nov 14: Maoists carried out two simultaneous attacks here on Wednesday injuring four Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, a civilian and one District Reserve Guard in one of the attacks, police said.

The Left wing extremists, who had asked citizens to boycott the poll process going on in the state, carried out the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast aimed at a vehicle carrying the troopers returning from poll duty.

This happened days after the first phase of assembly election to 18 seats in the state was conducted on Monday.

In another incident, a gunfight broke out during a search operation not far from the IED blast spot. The 85 Battalion of the CRPF troopers were attacked by the insurgents. "Firing is still on," Deputy Inspector General M. Dinakaran told IANS.

Both attacks took place simultaneously at 9.15 a.m. in the Mahadev Ghat area, a police officer said. - IANS

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