The Naxals have struck again in poll bound Chhattisgarh thus making their presence felt . In another daring attack in the Dantewada district , they gunned down two policemen and a Doordarshan cameraman.
#WATCH:Dantewada SP Abhishek Pallav breaks down while talking about death of 2 police personnel&DD cameraman in Naxal attack,”Naxals took camera of one of the media persons & dragged other two. My constable fought the Naxals else 2 more media persons could’ve been harmed.” pic.twitter.com/XF74PcjnMq
— ANI (@ANI) October 30, 2018
According to various media reports coming in the victims have been identified – they include ASI Rudra Pratap, constable Manglu and cameraman of Doordarshan Acchutanand Sahu.
Sahu had come from New Delhi for the election coverage
Sahu who hailed from Odisha was paid rich tribute by chief minister Naveen Patnaik. Who in a tweet expressed his condolences
Deeply anguished and convey heartfelt condolences for the martyred Doordarshan cameraman from #Odisha Achyutanand Sahu and the police persons who were killed in an Maoist attack today in #Dantewada, Chhattisgarh; wish the bereaved courage to overcome the irreparable loss
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) October 30, 2018