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BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi killed in Naxal attack in Dantewada


BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi killed in Naxal attack in Dantewada

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Apr 09 (ANI): BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi was killed after his convoy was attacked by Naxals in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh today. DIG of Anti-Naxal Operations, P Sundar Raj said, "As per preliminary information, BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi, his driver and 3 PSOs were killed in the IED blast in Dantewada, today evening.

It was a powerful IED blast. Bodies will be evacuated at the earliest for identification." According to CRPF, the escort vehicle of Chhattisgarh State Police came under the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast and 5 personnel of Chhattisgarh State Police are critically injured.

The convoy of Mandavi came under attack between Kuakonta and Syamgiri area in Dantewada. Reinforcement of CRPF has rushed to the spot.

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