At least 15 Armed personnel have been killed after an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli. According to reports, Naxals targeted a vehicle carrying an anti-Naxal operations team.
The team of C60 Commandos was targeted by Naxals in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli, which is infamous for repeated Naxal attacks. Wednesday’s attack is one of the biggest that has hit the forces in Gadchiroli in the recent years.
Sudhir Mungantiwar, Maharashtra Minister on Gadchiroli naxal attack: We suspect that 15 police jawaans and a driver have lost their lives in this incident. pic.twitter.com/M2NSkF1DoW
— ANI (@ANI) May 1, 2019