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Doordarshan cameraman, 2 cops killed in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh


Raipur: A Doordarshan cameraman and two security personnel were killed in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada, news agency ANI has reported.

The national broadcaster’s crew, who were on election coverage in the poll-bound state, were attacked on Tuesday in Dantewada’s Aranpur.


Deputy Inspector General P Sundarraj said, “Today our patrolling party was ambushed by Naxals in Aranpur. Two of our personnel were martyred, and a DD cameraman was also injured and later succumbed to his injuries. Two more personnel have been injured.”