Naxals blow up anti-landmine vehicle, 10 security men dead

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Raipur, Jun 10: In the second brazen attack in as many days, Naxals blew up an anti-landmine vehicle, killing 10 security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

The anti-landmine vehicle of the security forces was approaching a bridge near Gatan village when the Naxals triggered a powerful blast and opened indiscriminate fire on them, police said.

Seven Special Police Officers (SPO) and three police jawans were killed when their vehicle was tossed in the air by the powerful blast, they said. Three of the injured have been rushed to a hospital in Bastar district headquarter.

The Naxals had yesterday opened indiscriminate fire near the camp of Chhattisgarh Armed Force in Naraynpur district, killing four jawans and leaving another injured.

PTI

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