After teaching Pulwama attackers a lesson now PM Modi vows to teach Gadchiroli killers a lessonnewstolive - May 1, 2019 47 0 COMMENTS
New Delhi, News24 Bureau, May 1: Reacting on the Gadchiroli Maoist attack PM Narendra Modi has openly vowed that the perpetrators won’t be spared. Prime Minister has condemned the “despicable attack” by Maoists in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli where 16 security personnel have been killed.
“Strongly condemn the despicable attack on our security personnel in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. I salute all the brave personnel. Their sacrifices will never be forgotten. My thoughts & solidarity are with the bereaved families. The perpetrators of such violence will not be spared,” Modi tweeted.
It was earlier reported that 10 security personnel had been injured in an explosion triggered by Naxals in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli.
An improvised explosive device blast was triggered on a police vehicle in the Naxal-affected district.
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Naxals torch 25 vehicles in Gadchiroli
Naxals torched around 25 vehicles of a road construction company in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra early on Wednesday, police said.
The incident took place at Dadapur in Kurkheda tehsil, said Shailesh Balkawade, Superintendent of Police, Gadchiroli.
“A group of Maoists gathered around 3.30 am at Dadapur where the construction of a national highway has been going on since the last few months,” he said.
They torched the vehicles, which were parked along the road, using kerosene and diesel, the officer added.
“After setting the vehicles on fire, the Naxals escaped into the forest. A search operation has been launched,” he said.
A formal complaint about the incident is yet to be lodged, Balkawade said.