A police jawan and a civilian were on Monday injured in a pressure bomb blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district.
Naxals attacked a BSF team, killing a jawan in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, striking for the third time since Saturday.
A station house officer and an assistant constable were killed in a Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh.
The Antagarh assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh went to polls from 7 am on Saturday.
The face-off took place near Ghumsimunda forests under Antagarh police station limits when a joint squad of 123 battalion of BSF, Chhattisgarh Armed Force and district force were on a combing operation in the region, Kanker superintendent of police RN Dash told PTI.
A hardcore naxal commander was today arrested after he was injured in an encounter between Maoists and security personnel in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said.
About 60 percent of electorate cast their votes till 3 pm in three Naxal-hit Lok Sabha constituencies in Chhattisgarh during the second phase of polling, which has so far remained peaceful.
About 30 per cent of electorate cast their votes in the first four hours of polling in three Naxal-hit constituencies of Chhattisgarh during the second phase of Lok Sabha election in the state.
With the resultant restricted access to the organised political approach, clan leadership will have an opportunity to play an important role in deciding matters political for others.
Ajit Jain of CSM had filed his nomination from the Rajnandgaon assembly segment on 19 October.