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Two Naxals were also gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Sukma district as polls were underway, they said.
Initial reports indicated most of the victims were members of the security forces, but ministry spokesman Najib Danish said civilians, including several women, had borne the brunt of the carnage.
The outlawed Maoists earlier in the day triggered a blast at Tumakpal in Dantewada in an attempt to create fear among the voters.
If only Kerala Blasters could borrow Ferran Corominas for a few matches. However, Blasters had to bear the brunt of one of the most prolific strikers that the Indian Super League (ISL) has seen.
A team of the BSF was out on an area domination operation when Naxals blew up the IED in a forest between Kattakal and Gome villages.
Among the dead was Sahafi owner Abdifatah Abdirashid, whose father was killed in a similar attack on the same hotel three years ago, according to Radio Dalsan.
Police arrested eight security guards of a private agency for assaulting around 15 youths, deployed for assisting the security staff during the Kerala Blasters vs Bengaluru FC match.
The win meant Bengaluru FC have now won all three of their away matches on the trot to maintain a perfect record.
The streak finally broke but not in a good way. Kerala Blasters’ four consecutive draws ended with a heartbreaking defeat to Bengaluru FC.
Though power issues began from the first half of the match, it completely affected the match when power supply to the three towers stopped just before resuming the second half.
Last season when Bengaluru FC came to Kochi on the eve of New Year, they thumped three goals in what was Rene Meulensteen's final game in-charge.
The result pulled Pune City, still without a win, off the bottom of the table temporarily while Kerala Blasters have moved up to the fifth spot with seven points from five games.
Three days after Dantewada attack, two BSF jawans injured in IED blast triggered by naxals in Chhattisgarh
The blast occurred in the forest of Koyalibeda police station area, when a team of BSF's 35th battalion was out on an 'area domination' operation.
Investigators said they were checking whether the suspected bomber was a member of any banned organisations and talk to his friends and relatives to find out the motives for the crime.
The man, who has not been identified, entered the local branch of the FSB intelligence agency in Arkhangelsk and removed the bomb from a bag, causing it to detonate.