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Maoist Attack In Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, Security Personnel Targeted In IED Blast: UPDATES Here

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:
An IED blast was carried out by Maoists on a police vehicle on Wednesday in Gadchiroli area of Maharashtra
Update at 4:14 PM
2 months ago

AICC General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East speaking over the henious terror attack stated that the country will "unitedly defeat this violent ideology" of Maoisism. 

 

Update at 3:38 PM
2 months ago

The Governor of Maharashtra CH. Vidyasagar Rao has canceled the Reception and Cultural Programme organized at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai today evening. 

The reception was canceled as a mark of respect to the police personnel who lost their lives in the Naxal attack in Gadchiroli district.  

The Governor had organised the Reception and Cultural Programme for eminent personalities and diplomats on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of Maharashtra Day. The same has now been canceled.  
 

Update at 3:35 PM:
2 months ago

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal condemning the henious attack extended his condolences to the grieving families.  

 

Update at 3:31 PM
2 months ago

The Maharashtra DGP addressing the media affirmed that action would be taken.

He said, "Naxalites attacked our team. 15 Jawans made the supreme sacrifice. The attack happened at 12:30 PM today. We will take action. It is not right to say that its an intelligence failure, we are must capable to reply to them in a stern way." 

"Our forces are still in Operation."

 

Update at 3:27 PM:
2 months ago

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu condemned the 'senseless attack' on the forces, extending his condolences to the families of the martyred  

 

Update at 3:01 PM
2 months ago


Congress' Ahmed Patel politicising the issue, said that this is a 'wake up call for the state and central government' and further added that the country needs 'preventive action and accountability for the failure' and not 'jumlas and lectures'

Furthermore, he condemned the brutal attack. 

 

Update at 2:57 PM:
2 months ago

Maharashtra govt will take quick action. Jawans were protecting the people, the country, the state. The attack is a terrible thing, there is no question of the perpetrators being allowed to get away: MoS Home Hansraj Ahir

 

Update at 2:45 PM:
2 months ago


Maharastra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis condemned the attack on C-60 forces and stated that he's in touch with the DGP and Gadchiroli SP, along with Home Minister Rajnath Singh

 

Update at 2:43 PM:
2 months ago


Home Minister Rajnath Singh called it an act of 'cowardice and desperation' and said that he spoke to Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis over the 'tragic incident' 

 

Update at 2:37 PM:
2 months ago


Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the 'despicable attack' on security personnel in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli.

 

Update at 2:31 PM
2 months ago


This is the first time that such attack has happened, and I believe this is the end of Naxalites: Deepak Kesarkar, Maharashtra Ministry of State for Home Affairs
 

Update at 2:29 PM
2 months ago

Gadchiroli Police sources told Republic Media Network that last night around 200-250 Maoist attacked a construction site and these Maoists are known to be a part of the Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh Dalam (Naxal units)

Update at 2:12 PM:
2 months ago

The death-toll has risen to 16, including the driver of the vehicle, who succumbed to his injuries.  

Update at 2:04 PM:
2 months ago

15 jawans martyred in the IED blast confirms IG, Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. 

Update at 2:00 PM:
2 months ago

Exchange of fire underway between Police and Maoists at the site of blast in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra.

Update at 1:45 PM:
2 months ago

 

2 months ago

An IED blast was carried out by Maoists on a police vehicle on Wednesday in Gadchiroli area of Maharashtra

As per reports, several officers of the C60 Commando Unit have suffered injuries. 

The incident happened when 20 jawans of Quick Response Team were on their way to the sight where the Maoists burnt the vehicles later last night on April 30. 

Meanwhile, the injured jawans have been shifted to the nearby hospital. More details awaited. 

A group of Maoists had burnt more than 27 vehicles and construction machines at the NH27 construction site at Kurkheda in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. 

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