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HomeGlobal NewsChhattisgarh: Jawan Killed, 8 Naxalites Eliminated During Encounter In Abhujmad - News18

Chhattisgarh: Jawan Killed, 8 Naxalites Eliminated During Encounter In Abhujmad – News18



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The exchange of fire is still underway, officials said (Photo by Special Arrangement)

The exchange of fire is still underway, officials said (Photo by Special Arrangement)

The gunfight broke out this morning in the forest of Abhujmad when a joint team of security personnel from four districts – Narayanpur, Kanker, Dantewada and Kondagaon – was out on an anti-Naxal operation

At least eight Naxalites have been killed in an operation launched by security personnel in the hilly forest area of Abhujmad in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district on Saturday. One jawan died in the line of duty while two others were injured, police said.

The gunfight broke out this morning in the forest of Abhujmad when a joint team of security personnel from four districts – Narayanpur, Kanker, Dantewada and Kondagaon – was out on an anti-Naxal operation, an official said.

The exchange of fire is still underway, he added.

The operation involving the personnel of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) from four districts, Special Task Force (STF) and the 53rd battalion of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) was launched on June 12, he said.

Further details are awaited, he added.

(With PTI Inputs)



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