The Director-General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Kuldeep Singh, dismissed allegations that the encounter with the Maoists in Chhattisgarh was due to failure in intelligence. According to intelligence, a considerable amount of damage was inflicted on the Maoist group leaving more than one-third of their people dead and a few more injured. The ambushed troops were attacked by roughly 600 Maoists, injuring and killing several… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Security forces in Chhattisgarh have launched a search operation to find 21 jawans who went missing after the April 3 deadly encounter. Meanwhile, seven out of the 24 injured jawans have been shifted to Raipur hospital. CRPF Director-General Kuldiep Singh has also reached Chhattisgarh to analyse the situation. Earlier, Home Minister Amit Shah talked to CM Bhupesh Baghel. Notably, the security forces had killed 15 Maoists in the encounter.
Courtesy: India Today
To help security force personnel in emergency evacuation from Maoist affected areas, a special bike ambulance 'Rakshita' was launched by the DRDO and CRPF on January 18. The bikes were developed by the Central Reserve Police Force and the Defence Research and Development Organization after noticing the delay caused by narrow roads in tensed areas. Reportedly, the bikes will be used by CRPF jawans in case of medical emergencies during… read-more
Due to a sudden movement of cattle ahead on the road, a truck carrying around 25 CRPF personnel flipped in Jharkhand. Reportedly, 10 personnel were injured and admitted to a local hospital. One of the officers said that discussions were underway to shift critically injured personnel to another hospital. The incident took place in Giridih district when the personnel were being transported to Nimiaghat from Madhuban.
Courtesy: The Times of India