Raipur: 5 security personnel had been killed and a pair of others injured on Saturday in an encounter with Naxals at a woodland in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, a high police officer mentioned.
In response to the police, some Maoists are additionally suspected to were killed in the future of the exchange of fire.
“The gunbattle broke out in Tarrem state (alongside ) when a joint team of security forces turned into once out on an anti-Naxal operation,” Chhattisgarh Director Traditional of Police DM Awasthi mentioned.
The personnel belonging to the CRPF’s elite Commando Battalion for Resolute Action unit (CoBRA), the District Reserve Guard (DRG) and the Special Job Drive (STF) had been enraged about the operation, he mentioned.
“As per the preliminary records, five jawans had been killed and a pair of others had been injured in the gunfight,” Awasthi mentioned, together with that extra tiny print are awaited.
On 23 March, five DRG personnel had been killed when Naxals blew up a bus carrying the safety personnel with anIED in Narayanpur district.