Trooper killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

| Friday, May 29, 2015 - 21:00
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Trooper killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack

Raipur: A trooper was killed and two others were injured in a pressure bomb trap laid by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday.

The explosion occurred in Dharmaponta village where a bridge was being built and security personnel were deployed. The deceased was identified as Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) constable Suman Tirky.

The blast was followed by Maoist firing for four-five hours. The firing by the militants was countered by the security force personnel.

Police Superintendent Shravan Kumar told IANS that the injured constables -- Suleman Khaka and Anand Minj -- were admitted to Jagdalpur hospital. 

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