Tribal woman seriously injured in Naxal attack

Updated: Nov 21, 2017, 16:46 IST | PTI | Nagpur

A tribal woman was seriously injured, while her husband and two daughters escaped unhurt when Naxals attacked their house in Gadchiroli district, police said today

A tribal woman was seriously injured, while her husband and two daughters escaped unhurt when Naxals attacked their house in Gadchiroli district, police said today. The incident took place late last night in Laheri village under Bhamragadh taluka of the Naxal-affected district, around 400km from here in the Vidarbha region. A statement from the office of the Superintendent of Police, Gadchiroli, said a group of Naxals opened fire at the house of one Mura Guddi Parsa at 11 pm.

Mursa Parsa, along with his wife and two daughters, was sleeping inside the house when the incident took place. The firing left Mursa's wife, Jaini Mura Parsa (35), severely injured, the statement said. Mura Parsa and his daughters escaped unhurt in the attack, it said. The woman was rushed to a hospital in Laheri by her husband with the help of villagers. She was later shifted to another hospital in Aheri town of Gadchiroli district, the statement added.

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