Raipur: A Naxal was on Saturday killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.
The skirmish took place late Saturday afternoon in a forest under Basaguda police station limits, district superintendent of police KL Dhruv said.
Security forces came under fire while carrying out a search operation, leading to the gun-battle, Dhruv said.
After the firing stopped, the forces recovered the body of a Maoist and a country-made weapon.
Identity of the slain person was yet to be ascertained. Combing operation was still underway in the region, he added.
Published Date: Jun 25, 2017 01:24 pm | Updated Date: Jun 25, 2017 01:24 pm