On March 30, seven CRPF personnel were killed after Maoists triggered a powerful landmine blast blowing up their
vehicle on a main road between Mailwada and Mokhpal villages.
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Police are prima facie suspecting the involvement of Nunu Chand Mahato, zonal commander of the CPI (Maoist) in Dhanbad and Topchanchi.
The incident occurred at the CRPF camp under the city police station area of Latehar district on Wednesday.
Militants attacked CRPF jawans on the national highway in the evening and then took refuge inside the neighboring EDI building in which two jawans were killed.
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“Some unidentified militants hurled a grenade at a CRPF party at Drangbal on the national highway in Pampore which exploded causing splinter injuries to two CRPF personnel and as many civilians,” a police officer said.
Gowhar Ahmad Dar, a 22-year-old engineering student, was killed when the CRPF fired tear gas shells on a group pelting stones on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway at Zanikote.
The paramilitary official was at the market, along with other jawans, when suddenly ultras, dressed as villagers, attacked him.
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The police team is interrogating him to ascertain the details that why he ran away from duty and family.
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Head Constable, who was sleeping inside the building, has been killed in the fire.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi described the incident as unfortunate and announced an inquiry into the incident.
In 2014, nearly 350 personnel were killed in the line of duty across the country.
The police official said that militants also snatched away one rifle from the slain CRPF personnel.