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6 dead, over 30 injured in gas leakage at Bhilai Steel Plant

The gas leak victims Bhilai Steel Plant being rushed for treatment

In the biggest industrial accident in recent years, at least six employees of Bhilai Steel Plant were killed and over 30 injured after a gas leak on Thursday night. The victims included two deputy general managers.
The incident occurred when repair work was being carried out in a section of the plant. Sources said a blast furnace reported leakage, and when officials and firefighters reached the spot, there was a blast in a nearby pipeline.

CM expresses grief on sad demise of villagers in Balod Murram Accident

Balod Murram Accident

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh has expressed profound grief on sad demise of villagers in the accident that occurred in village Bhendi (Suregaon) of Daundilohara block Balod district. He has empathized with the bereaved families. Chief Minister has prayed for speedy health recovery of injured victims of the accident and has instructed the officials concerned to provide better medical facilities to them. Dr. Raman Singh has instructed the Balod Collector to provide financial aid to families of the deceased.

Chhattisgarh Special Intelligence team to grill top Maoist leader Usendi

Gudsa Usendi his wife Santoshi Markam

A team of Special Intelligence Branch (SIB), of Chhattisgarh Police would be visiting Andhra Pradesh in a day or two, to grill Gudsa Usendi, top Maoist and spokesperson of Dandkaranya Special Zonal Committee (DKSZC). Highly-placed sources told The Hitavada that a 3 member team led by SIB SP from Chhattisgarh Police would leave for AP to join their counterparts in joint grilling of 45 year old Usendi alias GVK Prasad alias Sukhdev alias Maloo, who along with his wife Santoshi Markam surrendered before Andhra Pradesh Police two day ago.

Four CRPF jawans killed in Chhattisgarh Naxal ambush

The bodies of slain CRPF personnel at District Hospital Bijapur.

After a prolonged lull, Naxals on Wednesday to kill four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, part of a road sanitisation drive ahead of CRPF civic action programme in Cheramangi village. As the personnel were heading towards Nukanpal village under Awapalli Police Station area on Wednesday morning, a party of Naxals opened indiscriminate fire on them.

Governor expresses grief for martyred CRPF personnel

Governor Shekhar Dutt

Governor Shekhar Dutt has expressed grief on the sad demise of four CRPF personnel, who were martyred in the naxal attack that occurred near Nukanpal village of Bijapur district. Governor Dutt paid a tearful tribute to the martyrs and has empathized with their grieve-stricken families. Governor has also wished for speedy recovery of the personnel injured in the attack.

12 killed as bus rams into tree

The ill-fated bus, which turned turtle soon after ramming against the roadside three, near village Patewa in Mahasamund district

In ghastly mishap, twelve persons were killed and over two dozens injured fatal injuries, when a speeding Raipur-bound bus rammed against a road-side tree, near Patewa village on Kolkata-Mumbai National Highway-53 in Mahasamund district on Monday noon. While maximum passengers on-board the ill-fated bus were killed on the spot, a few breathe their last on their way to hospital. Among 12 road fatalities, one includes a women.

Siddiqui masterminded Bodh Gaya blasts: DGP

DGp Ram Niwas addressing media in Raipur, also seen are ADG Mukesh Gupta.

Making sensational revelations in connection with recent crackdown on banned outfit, Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), operating n the capital city, Director General Police (DGP) Ram Niwas disclosed that entire planning and execution of Bodh Gaya blasts was carried out by accused Umer Siddiqui and his accomplices. It needs to be mentioned that Siddiqui was arrested in Raipur on November 14.

Last Date for Submission of Evidences to Judicial Probe Commission extended to November 27

Chhattisgarh Map

Judicial Commission headed by Justice VK Agrawal, Ex-Chairman Chhattisgarh Consumer Protection Commission and Chairman Madhya Pradesh Fee Regulatory Appellate Tribunal, constituted to investigate the case of encounter between Security Forces and Naxalites that had occured on May 17 and 18 2013 in village Edasmeta under Gangaloor police station juridiction in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, has extended the time-limit for submission of proofs and evidences till November 27, 2013.

2 BSF Jawans, civilian killed in Chhattisgarh Naxal landmine blast

The mangled van of BSF lying on the spot after the blast.

Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and the van driver (civilian) died while the BSF doctor suffered severe injuries when the Naxalites took another vicious move on Tuesday morning by triggering a landmine blast on Manjhipara culvert, located on Kerlapal-Bade Sitti road, situated 18 km from Sukma district headquarters. The BSF personnel had just left Sukma after successful completing of their election duty. Unfortunately, targeting them, they fell prey to a 35-kgs bomb planted under the Manjhipara culvert that exploded when the van was crossing the culvert.

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