In what is being dubbed as one of the most deadliest attacks, as many as 24 CRPF personnel were killed in an encounter with Naxals in the Sukma region of Chhattisgarh on April 24. Additionally, at least 6 jawans have suffered serious injuries and are receiving treatment at a hospital in Raipur. 90 CRPF jawans were part of the road opening party when they were attacked by Naxals.

One of the injured jawans told the media that at least 300 maoists attacked the jawans after they sent the villagers to trace the location of the jawans. He added that the CRPF jawans also went on to loot their weapons. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come out send his condolences to the families of the deceased, MoS Home Hansraj Ahir will visit Raipur will visit Raipur to take stock of the situation.

Meanwhile, people on social media have come out to condemn the attack on jawans while urging the government to take strong action against the maoists. Here’s how Twitter responded: