Sukma attack: MoS Ahir visits injured CRPF personnel

| Updated: May 04, 2017 16:09 IST

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], May 4 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir on Thursday visited the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel injured in the deadly Sukma Naxal attack. "We are making efforts to prevent such kind of incidents in the future. We will try to finish this issue as soon as possible," said Ahir after meeting the soldiers in the hospital. He further said that a meeting will be held on May 8th to review the situation and further course of action will be discussed. Earlier on May 1st, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the security situation in Sukma attack with country's top security officials. Research and Analytical Wing (R&AW) chief Anil Dhasmana, Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain, Director General (DG) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar and many other top officials participated in the intensive discussion chaired by Rajnath. As many as 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and five others were injured in the encounter with Naxals in Sukma on April 24. The CRPF's 74th Battalion was ambushed by the Naxals when it was manning a road construction project. (ANI)