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4 BSF jawans killed in encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Kanker

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 04 Apr 2019, 05:11:36 PM
1 BSF jawan killed, 2 others injured in encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Kanker

New Delhi:

In an encounter with Maoists, four Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed and two others injured at Kanker in Chhattisgarh on Thursday. Earlier, it was reported that one jawan was killed and three were injured. Later on, the three injured jawans also succumbed to their injuries. Two other personnel were injured in the encounter were taken to the Pakhanjore hospital, which took place in Kanker district, the police said. 

On March 28, Maoists blew up the house of a BJP leader in Bihar’s Gaya district on Wednesday night. According to news agency ANI, Anuj Kumar Singh’s house was attacked last night. Maoists used dynamite to blow up the house. The ANI says that initial probe suggests that no one was injured in the dastardly attack. Singh is also current Member of Legislative Council. They left with anti-poll posters demanding people to boycott the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections. The police have launched an inquiry into the incident.

Last week on March 16, Maoists had damaged a government school building in Gaya district using improvised explosive device (IED). Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rajiv Mishra had said that rooms and genset of the school building were damaged in the blast at Sondaha village. The SSP said security forces were rushed to the spot after getting the information. A special drive has been launched jointly by the police and para-military forces to nab the Maoists, Mishra added.

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First Published : 04 Apr 2019, 01:42:41 PM