Sukma attack: Sacrifice of martyrs will not go in vain, says PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condemned the Maoists attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh, terming it as a "cowardly and deplorable" act, and asserted that the sacrifice of the martyrs will not go in vain.

"Attack on @crpfindia personnel in Chhattisgarh is cowardly & deplorable. We are monitoring the situation closely," he tweeted.

He wished speedy recovery to those injured in today's attack.

In one of the deadliest attacks, Maoists ambushed a CRPF contingent in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district at around 12:25 pm, killing several personnel.