Before the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, the Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Naxal-affected Dantewada district blast a passenger bus by exploding in the landmine. Four persons were killed in this incident, while a security force personnel fell dead. Nearly seven jawans are reported to be injured. The soldiers were attacked at the time when they were going by car to give their election duty. Let us state that assembly elections are going to be held in the state. If voting will be held for the first phase on November 12 then the second phase will be voted on November 20. On November 9, PM Narendra Modi and Congress national president Rahul Gandhi are also on tour in Bastar division.
The personnel are deployed in the field of National Mineral Development Corporation's mines in Bacheli area. The service of a private passenger bus was being used for the movement of force. Today the force personnel had survived to take ration goods from Akash Nagar. When the young men were returning after taking the same, the Maoists blasted the bus by storming the landmine at 6th turn from Bachheli to Akash Nagar. During the assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, the Maoists have declared the election boycott. A large number of security forces personnel have been deployed here to conduct peaceful elections in the state. The Naxalites who are protesting against the elections are continuously carrying out incidents.
According to the information, the deceased was identified as Bus Driver Ramesh Patkar, assistant Roshan Kumar Sahu, and Sushil Banjare was named as Johan Nayak. In it, a head constable of the Central Industrial Security Force, D. Mukhopadhyay has been martyred while two other jawans have been injured, who have been admitted to the hospital. Officials said the central industrial security forces have been deployed for the assembly elections in the area.