Naxal killed in gunfire exchange with security forces in Chhattisgarh

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.


Updated Date: Jun 25, 2017 13:24 PM

Also Watch

Social Media Star: Abhishek Bachchan, Varun Grover reveal how they handle selfies, trolls and broccoli
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 It's a Wrap: Soorma star Diljit Dosanjh and Hockey legend Sandeep Singh in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 Watch: Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh defies decades of prejudice by taking out baraat in Thakur-dominated Nizampur village
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 India's water crisis: After govt apathy, Odisha farmer carves out 3-km canal from hills to tackle scarcity in village
  • Sunday, July 15, 2018 Maurizio Sarri, named as new Chelsea manager, is owner Roman Abramovich's latest gamble in quest for 'perfect football'

Also See