BJP legislator, five security personnel killed in Maoist terror attack in Bastar
RAIPUR: A BJP legislator and five security personnel were killed when Maoists struck in Bastar in Southern part of Chhattisgarh, just ahead of polls in the region.
The incident occurred at Nakulnar in Dantewada. Bhima Mandawi, the BJP MLA from Dantewada, was killed in the attack. The four-wheeler was blown up in the IED blast and later Naxals fired at the victims, resulting into the death of legislator.
This is the third such incident in Bastar in recent days. Four security personnel were killed in an attack in Pakhanjur in Kanker on April 5. Besides, another personnel was killed in an attack in Dhamtari.
[April 9, 2019 NewsBits.in]