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C'garh: 2 dead in Naxal firing at CISF team in Dantewada

First published: November 4, 2012, 10:58 AM IST | Updated: November 4, 2012
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C'garh: 2 dead in Naxal firing at CISF team in Dantewada
The dead included one CISF personnel. A Central Reserve Police Force team has been rushed to the spot.

Dantewada: Two people reportedly died when alleged Naxals opened fire at a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) team posted at the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) mine project area in Dantewada, Chhattisgarh on Sunday morning.

The dead included one CISF personnel. A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) team has been rushed to the spot.

In May, six personnel of the CISF were killed in a similar ambush by Naxals when they were on patrol duty while guarding the NMDC mines in Kirandul. The Kirandul-Bacheli mines of the NMDC in the jungles of Dantewada are a Naxal hotbed and clashes between security forces and the Naxals are regular in the area.

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