The C-60 Commando unit of the CRPF force along with local police gunned down officially 16 but could be as high as 27 Naxalites or Maoist in the Gadchiroli region of Maharashtra – this would be one of the biggest successes for them. and also dealing a major blow to the naxalites. Maoist menace has been going for years in many districts. CRPF soldiers – both men and women have paid a very heavy price losing hundreds of its soldiers and many injured along with deaths of many local villagers. The CRPF has slowly but steady been achieving successes as the number of districts affected by naxalite violence has been steadily coming down, and now it is around 44 down from over 150.
- 24 Apr 2018