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1 CRPF jawan killed, 6 injured in Naxal attack

 Raipur, Mar 18 (PTI) A CRPF jawan was killed and six others were injured in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district Monday evening, police said. The attack took place at around 5 pm when a team of CRPF’s 231st battalion was on an area domination operation from its Kamal post towards Kondapara village under the Aranapur police station area, Deputy Inspector General (anti- naxal operations) Sundarraj P told PTI.
    When the patrolling team was advancing through the forest just 200 meters away from the post, a group of armed rebels triggered an IED blast and opened indiscriminate firing on them, setting off a gun-battle, he said.

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