Four Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

The gun-battle took place in a forest under Jagargunda police station limits around 9.30 am when joint teams of various security forces were out on an anti-Naxal operation, Inspector General of Police (Bastar range) Sundarraj P said

By   |  Published: 12th Aug 2020  11:38 amUpdated: 12th Aug 2020  5:11 pm

Raipur: Four naxals were killed in an exchange of fire between the police and the naxals that took place in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh state on Wednesday. The incident took place in the forests of Jagargunda in the district in a joint operation by the District Reserve Guard (DRG) , CRPF 223 V Battalion and the CRPF’s Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) for Resolute Action (CoBRA) 201 Battalion, Superintendent of Police Shalabh Sinha informed the press. The search operation was taken up following a tip-off on the movements of the naxals in the area. The security forces recovered around four firearms and other material from the spot and the search operations were still underway, the SP said.

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