Raipur: Ten security personnel were killed in Chhatisgarh’s Dantewada district after Naxals blew up an anti-landmine vehicle on Friday.

The anti-landmine vehicle of the security forces was approaching a bridge near Gatan village when the Naxals triggered a powerful blast and opened indiscriminate fire on them, police said.

Seven Special Police Officers (SPO) and three police jawans were killed when their vehicle was blown up in the air by the powerful blast, they said.

Three of the injured have been rushed to a hospital in Bastar district headquarters.

The Naxals had on Thursday opened indiscriminate fire near the camp of Chhattisgarh Armed Force in Naraynpur district, killing four jawans and leaving another injured.

(Agencies)