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BJP MLA and five policemen killed in bomb blast

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 • Tamil Comments

BJP MLA and five policemen killed in bomb blast

BJP MLA, Bheema Mandavi and five others including police personnel were killed in a bomb blast set by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh.  The victims were a part of a convoy of BJP leaders who were involved in election campaign for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

The CRPF statement reads "Between Kuakonta and Syamgiri in Dantewada, the convoy of BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi came under an IED attack today. The escort vehicle of State Police came under the blast. 5 personnel of Chhattisgarh State Police are critically injured. Reinforcement of CRPF has been rushed."  Police firing is still going on at the site and more information is expected in a few hours.

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