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Sukma attack: Rs 25 lakh compensation announced for slain CRPF personnel from UP

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Chief Minister has announced an assistance of Rs 25 lakh each to the families of three CRPF troopers hailing from the state, who were killed in a Maoist attack in Sukma, Chattisgarh.

Of this, Rs 20 lakh would be given to the widows of the deceased (CRPF) personnel and Rs 5 lakh to their parents, an said on Tuesday.

Extending his sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families, Adityanath also directed his ministers, in-charge of the districts from where these troopers hailed, to personally visit their families.

In an attack in Sukma earlier on Tuesday, of Ballia, Shobhit Kumar Sharma of Ghaziabad and Dharmendra Singh of district were killed along with six other CRPF personnel.



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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 00:26 IST