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Day after Sukma attack, Naxals set MPV wreckage on fire

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

Maoists today torched the wreckage of the that was blown up by them in Chhattisgarh's district, police said.

Nine CRPF personnel were killed while two others injured after Maoists blasted the using over 50 kg of explosives in

"As per the information, a group of ultras poured some inflammable liquid on the wreckage of the MPV at the spot and set it on fire in the wee hours," a senior police told

He said only the leather seats of the MPV were burnt in today's incident while the thick iron sheet-body of the MPV did not catch fire.

The anti-landmine vehicle, which was completely damaged due to the impact of the blast, was supposed to be transported to the in Kistaram, located around 3 km away from the spot, the said.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 23:30 IST