‘Cold Blooded Murder’ Said By Rajnath Singh: Sukma Naxal Attack

In Chhattisgarh’s Sukma the deadly attack killed 25 Paramilitary commandos was a ‘cold blooded murder,’ today Rajnath Singh Home Minister said. "It is an act of desperation. We have accepted it as a challenge. We will review the strategy and if necessary we will revisit (it)," Rajnath Singh said after paying tribute to the Soldiers who were killed, bodies are moved to Raipur. The worst attack by Maoists carried out in a long-running conflict which took place yesterday. The Six Personnel of CRPF are injured apart from those who died.

In the Hospital Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited and said that they are out of danger. ‘Almost 300 of them attacked us’ said by one of the soldier who survived in the Maoists attack Sher Mohammed told to the reporters from his hospital bed.

In Sukma district the soldiers were guarding the road workers, a hotbed of insurgent violence, when they came under heavy fire.

Last evening Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the attack and offer sympathy to the families of the soldiers, Narendra Modi said on twitter by tweeting,

Footage in television showed the injured commandos in their army weakness being stretched from ambulances to the hospital for treatment.

Heavily forested, Sukma is stronghold for Maoists engaging from their jungle bases. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, "They use adivasis (tribals) as their shield to prevent development."

As a peasant uprising in 1967 the Maoists insurgency started, since then in the Central and Eastern India the cost of thousands of lives in the rebel-dominated ‘Red Corridor’ are stretching.

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