Chhattisgarh: IED blast kills 3 civilians in Kanker district

ANI
New Delhi, India Published: Sep 24, 2019, 02:03 PM(IST)

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This comes over a week after three Naxals were gunned down by the security forces in Sukma district on September 14.

Three civilians were killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast planted by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Tuesday, news agency ANI reported. 

This comes over a week after three Naxals, including a commander carrying a reward of Rs 1 lakh on his head, were gunned down by the security forces in Sukma district on September 14.

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An INSAS rifle, live cartridges and an IED container were recovered from the possession of the deceased Naxals.

The Naxals who were killed by the security forces were identified as - commander Muchaki Hidma, Muchaki Bhima and Sodhi Deva.

(With inputs from ANI) 

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