P Chidambaram in Economic Times Something has gone very wrong,Chidambaram told reporters. "They seem to have walked into a trap set by the Naxalites. I am deeply shocked. This shows the savage nature of the CPI-Maoist, the brutality and savagery they are capable of."
AK Antony in Economic Times The army will give logistic support to the state police (of Maoist-affected states). Paramilitary forces will be used for training the state police,said Antony.
Ian Martin in Himalayan Times The obligation on the Maoists to allow verification is unconditional. I have made it clear to the Maoist leadership that UNMIN cannot accept its linkage to any preconditions,Martin said.