Dantewada encounter: Injured CRPF jawans been airlifted to Raipur, says DIG Operations AK Singh

Dantewada encounter: Injured CRPF jawans been airlifted to Raipur, says DIG Operations AK Singh

Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Mar 19 (ANI): One Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was killed and five others were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast followed by a gun battle with Naxals in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Monday. The CRPF personnel were reportedly out on a road security duty along with the police in Aranpur area of the district when an IED exploded and Naxals opened fire on them. Speaking to ANI on this matter Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations of CRPF AK Singh said, "The injured jawans have been airlifted to Raipur and from preliminary reports all of them look out of danger." CRPF jawans were brought to MMI Narayana Multi Speciality Hospital in Raipur.

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