Four CRPF personnel killed in Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh

Four CRPF jawans were killed and as many injured when Maoists ambushed a road opening party (ROP) of the security forces in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place in the forest between Murkinar and Cheramungi village in Modakpal area, Additional Director General of Police (Naxal Operations) R K Vij said. While the ROP was heading towards their destination, Naxal opened indiscriminate firing on them killing four troopers of the CRPF 168 battalion on the spot, he said.PTI