Here are some photos of injured CRPF jawans being shifted to Ramkrishna care hospital in Raipur following the Maoists attack near Tongpal in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday morning. Sixteen CRPF jawans have been killed in the attack besides a villager. (Media Reports)

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Maoists also took away the weapons of the jawans after the ambush which includes, six AK-47 rifles, two SLRs, three grenades, one LMG, seven Insas rifles, and two wireless handsets.

The names of the martyred jawans and a lone villager are: Rajendra Gaekwad, Manoj, Nakul Dhruv, Pradeep Kumar, Neeraj Kumar, Nauhar Singh, Kaushal Singh, Somnath, Aditya Kumar Singh, Lachinder, Subhash Kumar, Faizal Haq, TR Singh, IK Pisda, Mohan Singh (a pressure bomb was planted below his body which was removed), and Vikram Nishad (civilian).

(Information and Photos Courtesy: Shankar Anand)