Guwahati, October 31, 2018:
A policeman who was seriously injured in Tuesday’s Naxal attack in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh died at the Ramkrishna Care Hospital in Raipur on Wednesday.
With the death of Rakesh Kaushal, the death toll has risen to four.
Rakesh Kaushal was an Assistant Constable with the state police. He had received grievous bullet injuries.
Kaushal was a native of Barsoor village of Dantewada district, about 400 km from Raipur.
The body will be sent to his village after post-mortem.
The injured were airlifted to Raipur and admitted at Ram Krishna Care Hospital.
The other injured, Constable Vishnu Netam, is undergoing treatment at present.
Sub Inspector Rudra Pratap Singh, Assistant Constable Manglu and Doordarshan News cameraperson Achyutanand Sahu were killed and two policemen, including Kaushal, injured in the ambush near Nilawaya village under Aranpur police station limits.