Extremely pained by Maoist attack: Rajnath

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh said he was "extremely pained" by the killing of 24 CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh on Monday.

"Extremely pained to know about the killings of CRPF personnel in Sukma (district). My tributes to the martyrs and condolences to their families," Rajnath Singh tweeted.

He said he had spoken to Chhattisgarh Home Minister Hansraj Ahir, who "will take stock of the situation".