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Chhattisgarh: Encounter Between Security Forces, Naxals Underway; 1 Dead
An encounter broke out between security forces and Naxals on Dantewada and Sukma border in Chhattisgarh on Thursday afternoon. One Naxal had been killed, said ANI. More details were awaited.
Earlier this week, two District Reserve Guards were martyred in an encounter between DRG, STF (Special Task Force) troops and Naxals in Saklar village in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, news agency ANI reported. At least nine Naxals have been killed as of now.
In another incident, a Naxal was, on the saem day, injured in an exchange of fire which ensued between militants and teams of 206 CoBRA Battalion at around 7.15 AM in the forest area of Elmaguda village in Sukma district, ANI reported. A ‘bharmar’ gun and Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making equipment were also recovered from the militant.