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2014 Chhattisgarh attack

2014 Chhattisgarh attack
Part of Naxalite–Maoist insurgency
Location of Chhattisgarh in India
Location Sukma, Chhattisgarh, India
Date 11 March 2014 (2014-03-11)
Deaths 16:
15 security personnel
1 civilian
Non-fatal injuries
3
Perpetrators Naxals

On 11 March 2014, 15 Indian security personnel and one civilian were shot dead in an attack engineered by Naxals.

History

The Central Reserve Police Force and police were traveling from the village of Tongpal to Jeeram Ghati. According to The Hindu, "The team was engaged in an area domination exercise to sanitise the area for troop movements and also to provide security to road construction workers." While traveling, one hundred men surrounded them and began opening fire, killing 15 security personnel and one civilian, and injuring three.[1]

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