Five killed after BJP convoy attacked in Dantewada by Naxals

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Five people have been killed after a Bharatiya Janta Party convoy was attacked in Chattisgarh’s Dantewada by Naxals.

As per reports five policemen have been killed in the attack. MLA Bheema Mandavi was travelling in the last vehicle of the convoy which was hit by an IED blast.

The IED blast was followed by a round of firing by the Naxals.

The group of BJP leaders, including MLA Bheema Mandavi, was travelling for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections when it was targeted by the Naxals.

According to reports Beema Mandavi is missing.

More details to follow…

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