Two police personnel, nine Naxals killed in ongoing encounter in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

The gun battle took place at a forest in Kistaram area bordering Telangana, around 500 km from Raipur when a team of security personnel was out on an anti-Naxal operation, Sukma’s Superintendent of Police Abhishek Meena

FP Staff November 26, 2018 13:30:15 IST
Two police personnel, nine Naxals killed in ongoing encounter in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

Two police personnel and nine Naxals were killed in an ongoing encounter between Naxals and security personnel on Friday in the forest area of Saklar village in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

Two police personnel nine Naxals killed in ongoing encounter in Chhattisgarhs Sukma district

Representational image. PTI

The gun battle took place at a forest in Kistaram area bordering Telangana, around 500 kilometres from Raipur, when a team of security personnel was out on an anti-Naxal operation, Sukma’s superintendent of police Abhishek Meena told PTI. ANI reported that a huge cache of weapons was also recovered. Further details are awaited as the encounter is still underway.

On Sunday, two Naxals were killed and a police personnel was injured in encounters in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district. The gunbattles took place when teams of police's District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Special Task Force (STF) were out on anti-Naxal operations in Gangaloor and Madded areas.

Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg said that a combined squad of DRG and STF was cordoning off the jungles between Nilamadgu and Korinjed in Madded area, 450 kilometres from Raipur when it came under fire from the rebels.

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