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PM condemns Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned the Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh, saying the valour of security personnel will not be forgotten.

At least 17 jawans were killed and 14 others injured in a Naxal attack in Sukma, Chhattisgarh that took place on Saturday.

"Strongly condemn the Maoist attack in Sukma, Chhattisgarh. My tributes to the security personnel martyred in the attack. Their valour will never be forgotten," Modi tweeted.

He expressed condolences to the bereaved families. "I pray for a quick recovery of those injured," he said.

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First Published: Sun, March 22 2020. 21:56 IST