STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Wreath laying ceremony of CRPF personnel killed in Naxal attack held in Chhattisgarh

An anti-Naxal operation was launched by CoBRA/STF/DRG troops from Chintalnar/Burkapal/Chintagufa base camps.

Published: 29th November 2020 03:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th November 2020 03:21 PM   |  A+A-

CRPF

Image used of CRPF for representational purposes. (File Photo | PTI)

By ANI

RAIPUR: Wreath laying ceremony of Assistant Commandant Nitin Bhalerao, of CoBRA 206 battalion of CRPF who lost his life in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack by Naxals in Sukma yesterday, was held in Raipur on Sunday.

Bhalerao succumbed to his injuries and breathed his last at around 3:30 am today morning in Raipur. He is a native of Nasik, Maharastra, officials said.

An anti-Naxal operation was launched by CoBRA/STF/DRG troops from Chintalnar/Burkapal/Chintagufa base camps on Saturday. At around 8:30 pm. there was an incident of an IED blast near Arabraj metta hills in Chintagufa police station, Sukma district.

According to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), a total of 10 personnel got injured in the blast out of which 8 injured personnel were heli lifted to Raipur at midnight for further treatment. Two injured are getting treatment at CRPF Hospital, Chintalnar.

"We assure that the Force stands shoulders to shoulders with the family of the braveheart. CRPF is undeterred by such dastardly acts of adversaries and will continue with our mission with more vigour and synergy with Chattisgarh police and other security forces," Dr A P Maheshwari, Director General, CRPF said in a statement.

DG also visited the hospital and enquired about the medical conditions of injured personnel. 



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp