Seven Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans of the 230 Battalion were killed after their vehicle was blown up by IEDs in Chhatisgarh's Dantewada district on 30 March.
Dantewada Superintendent of Police Kamlochan Kashyap confirmed the incident. At least four jawans have reportedly been severely injured in the blast.
According to an India Today report, the CRPF convoy was passing through Malewara in Dantewada when the blast occurred.
According to media reports the bodies of the deceased have been identified and the Naxals had allegedly looted arms and ammunition of the CRPF jawans after the attack.