On Saturday, an ambush attack on a team of security forces which came out for joint operation in a Naxal-affected area in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh, reported that 22 soldiers have been killed, 33 injured and 1 missing. Since this incident, there is an atmosphere of mourning in the whole country and all the soldiers and their families are praying for them.
The police have got the bodies of all the 22 soldiers who were martyred at present.
According to the report of the Hindustan Times, about 400 Naxalites were involved in this attack. Talking to news agency PTI, IG Sundarraj P. of Bastar Range said that among the 22 personnel killed, 8 were from District Reserve Guard (DRG), 7 from Commando Battalion COBRA of CRPF, 6 from Special Task Force (STF) and 1 from CRPF.
Here are the names of those soldiers who were martyred while fighting for the country:
While people from all over the country paid tribute to the martyrdom of the soldiers, Home Minister Amit Shah said in strong words that the answer will be given at the right time.
The killing of the security personnel while battling Maoist insurgency in Chhattisgarh is a matter of deep anguish. My condolences to the bereaved families. The nation shares their pain and will never forget this sacrifice.
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) April 4, 2021
My thoughts are with the families of those martyred while fighting Maoists in Chhattisgarh. The sacrifices of the brave martyrs will never be forgotten. May the injured recover at the earliest.
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 3, 2021
Absolutely tragic to hear about the loss of lives of our brave jawans. My condolences to the bereaved families.
– Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 4, 2021
22 bravehearts have sacrificed their lives fighting Maoists in Naxal Attack in Bijapur.
My condolences to the families of all those bravehearts who have laid down their lives in the call of duty.
— Priya (@Priya08700410) April 4, 2021
It’s heartbreaking!!!We lost our 22 Soldiers during #NaxalAttack. May God give strength to their families. May their soul rest in peace… Saluting the courage, valour and sacrifice of our soldiers…#NaxalAttack #NaxalGarh_Chhattisgarh#JaiHind 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/guhxOYO6CR
– Ni $ ha Rana🖤 (@rana__nishu) April 4, 2021
Salutations to the martyred soldiers.