Gadchiroli, Oct 7: Three police commandos were killed in a landmine blast triggered by Naxals in a forest area on the Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border in the wee hours of Thursday.
The commandos were conducting a combing operation in the Bada Zariya forest area in Dhanora taluka when the ultras triggered a landmine blast.
The bodies of the Naxal commando force jawans are being brought to Gadchiroli.
Senior officials are chalking out the future course of action to tackle the Maoists in wake of this untoward incident.
The Maoists, who are considered to be India’s greatest internal security threat, have off-late intensified their operations in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and some areas of West Bengal. (ANI)