June 7, 2023
Video Showing Moments After Dantewada Naxal Attack In Chhattisgarh Surfaces - Watch | India News

Dantewada: A video exhibiting moments after the Naxals blew up a automobile that was a part of a convoy carrying safety personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Wednesday has surfaced on social media. The viral video exhibits moments shortly after the Naxals carried out a lethal blast that resulted within the demise of ten police personnel and a civilian driver within the Dantewada district of the state. 

The 23-second-long video has been shared by the information company ANI. Nonetheless, the company cautioned that the video cannot be verified. Within the video, an individual could be seen crawling to the aspect of the highway proper after the blast adopted by sounds of firing and explosion within the background. Within the video, an unidentified individual could be heard saying ”ud gaya, poora ud gaya (the entire automobile has blown up).”

The video shows firing and counter-firing between the armed Naxals and the safety officers seconds after the lethal blast that left an enormous crater throughout the highway on the blast website, virtually 10 toes deep.

Chhattisgarh Naxal Assault Video


#WATCH | Viral video surfaces exhibiting moments after Dantewada Naxal assault in Chhattisgarh

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Greatest Maoist Assault In Final 2 Years


This was probably the largest strike by the Maoists on the safety forces within the state within the final two years. The blast was carried out by the Naxals through the use of an Improvised Explosive Gadget (IED) containing an estimated 40 kg of explosive materials. The lethal assault happened below the Aranpur police station space between 1 pm to 1:30 pm when a workforce of the state police’s District Reserve Guard (DRG) was out on an anti-Naxal operation, in line with Inspector Basic of Police (Bastar Vary) Sundarraj P.

The realm the place the blast happened is round 450 km from the state capital Raipur. The Multi-Utility Car (MUV) carrying ten DRG jawans was blown up between Aranpur and Sameli villages, the IGP mentioned. 

All ten jawans and the civilian driver of the automobile have been killed on the spot, he added. The MUV had been rented by the safety personnel, mentioned one other official. Reinforcement was rushed to the spot and the our bodies of the deceased have been delivered to Dantewada, the IGP mentioned. 

Huge Search Operation Launched In The Space


Safety personnel have launched a search operation within the space, the IGP added. Round 200 safety personnel have been rushed To Dantewada district headquarters on Tuesday evening after getting details about the presence of Maoists belonging to the Darbha division within the space. On Wednesday morning, there was an alternate of fireplace between the patrolling workforce and Naxals close to Nahadi village, round seven km from Aranpur, following which two suspected Naxals have been held, he mentioned on the situation of anonymity. 

Subsequently, safety personnel have been returning to their base in a convoy of automobiles, he mentioned. There was a spot of round 100-150 meters between automobiles, and the Naxals focused the second automobile within the convoy, he mentioned. 

After the blast, the safety personnel within the main and following automobiles took positions and opened hearth on either side of the jungle, the official mentioned. Throughout a search of the spot, round 150 meter-long wire related to the set off of the command IED was recovered, the official mentioned, including that evidently round 40 kg of explosive materials was used. A forensic workforce has reached the spot.

Chhattisgarh Director Basic of Police Ashok Juneja held a gathering of officers of the Anti-Naxal Operation (ANO) and State Intelligence Department (SIB) items in Raipur to take inventory of the incident. 

PM Modi, Amit Shah, CM Baghel Condemn Cowardly Assault 


Expressing grief over the lack of life, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel mentioned the combat towards Naxalism was in its final part, and the Naxals is not going to be spared below any circumstances. We’ll work in a coordinated manner and get rid of Naxalism, he added. Baghel, who was scheduled to depart for poll-bound Karnataka this night for campaigning, cancelled his go to. He attended the wreath-laying ceremony for the martyred jawans in Dantewada on Thursday.

Union Residence Minister Amit Shah spoke to CM Baghel following the incident. “Anguished by the cowardly assault on the Chhattisgarh police at Dantewada. Have spoken to Chhattisgarh’s Chief Minister and guaranteed all attainable help to the state authorities. My condolences to the bereaved members of the family of the martyred Jawans,” Shah tweeted. Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally condemned the assault. “Strongly condemn the assault on the Chhattisgarh police in Dantewada. I pay my tributes to the courageous personnel we misplaced within the assault. Their sacrifice will all the time be remembered. My condolences to the bereaved households,” Modi tweeted. 

The deceased have been recognized as head constables Joga Sodi, Munna Ram Kadti, Santosh Tamo; constables Dulgo Mandavi, Lakhmu Markam, Joga Kawasi, Hariram Mandavi, and `secret police’ Raju Ram Kartam, Jairam Podiyam and Jagdish Kawasi. The motive force was recognized as Dhaniram Yadav. Many of the victims have been residents of Dantewada district.