Doordarshan cameraman, two security personnel killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 October 2018, 03:47 PM
Doordarshan cameraman, two security personnel killed  by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada (Representative Image)
Doordarshan cameraman, two security personnel killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada (Representative Image)

A Doordarshan cameraman Achutyanand Sahu and two security personnel were killed and two others injured in an attack by Naxals at Dantewada's Aranpur in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, according to news agency ANI.

"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. Two more personnel injured," said DIG P Sundarraj.

I&B Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore condoled the death of the DD cameraman and the security personnel. "Stand in solidarity with family of the camerman, we will take care of his family. We salute all those mediapersons who go for coverage in such dangerous situations, remember their bravery," Rathore said.

First Published: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 01:17 PM
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