The blast was triggered while the troops belonging to the to the CRPF’s 192 Battalion were moving from Pushtola to Gatta in a bus. It is said that they were dominating the area for some specific operational information when bus hit a landmine fitted by Naxalites, died them on-the-spot, CRPF officials source said.
However Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra borders Andhra Pradesh is one of the major Maoist isolated area. Thereby, any relief and rescue to reach the area immediately is more difficult. Read more