Raipur: Two Naxals were killed in an encounter with District Reserve Guard (DRG) in the forest area of Dhanikarka under Kuakonda police station limits on Thursday morning, reported ANI.Also Read - Chhattisgarh Boy Rahul Sahu Rescued from Borewell Pit After 104 Hours

The deceased include A C M Vargese who was allegedly involved in the attack which killed BJP MLA Bhima Mandavi and five police personnel. Also Read - Chhattisgarh Schools To Reopen From June 15, 100% Attendance Inspection To Be Carried Out | Deets Inside

Dantewada SP Abhishek Pallav told ANI, “They had come to install IEDs with the intention of executing a major operation. So this (encounter) is a major achievement.” He added that weapons were also recovered. Also Read - Chhattisgarh Board 10th 12th Result 2022 To Release Tomorrow: Check Lists of Websites, Other Details Here

Earlier this week, three Naxals were killed in an encounter with troops of the 7th CRPF battalion in Jharkhand’s Giridih district. The district is about 185 km from state capital Ranchi.

The CRPF forces were carrying out a special operation in the forest area of Belbha Ghat when the encounter broke out. One CRPF jawan was also martyred in the attack.