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Major naxal attack in Sukma claims nine CRPF personnel; top police brass convene meet

Reports coming in suggest that a landmine vehicle carrying these personnel was blown off by a landmine blast.

<p>With major naxal attack in Sukma district, the Special DG (Naxal Ops) DM Awasthi has convened an emergency meeting of senior departmental officials.</p>

<p>The police department is yet to confirm if the reports of eight to nine CRPF personnel being martyred is true or not.</p>

<p>Reports coming in suggest that a landmine vehicle carrying these personnel was blown off by a landmine blast.</p>

<p>This resulted in nine personnel getting martyrdom while another two to three may have been injured.</p>

<p>It is also being said that STF, COBRA personnel are engaging the naxals.</p>

<p>It is also being said that the injured are being brought to Raipur for better medical care.</>

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