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Chhattisgarh: Security forces gun down Maoist cadre in Sukma

Chhattisgarh Police Said, “Maoist Cadre Was Shot Dead During A Gun Battle Which Took Place Between Joint Security Forces And Naxals Near Duled Village Under Chintalnar Police Station Limits.'

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Deepak Mahato | Updated on: 05 Dec 2017, 06:05:21 PM
Chhattisgarh: Security forces gun down Maoist cadre in Sukma (File Photo)


A CPI-Maoist cadre was gunned down by joint security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Tuesday.

Chhattisgarh Police said, “Maoist cadre was shot dead during a gun battle which took place between joint security forces and Naxals near Duled village under Chintalnar police station limits.”

Police further added, a combing operation was launched by state police and Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) in forested area near Duled village, around 500 kilometers from the state capital, Raipur.

A senior CRPF official said, “The Maoists opened fire at the joint security forces. Jawans took their position and retaliated.”

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He added, “The gun battle between security forces and Naxals lasted for an hour. Body of a Maoist cadre was recovered during search operation launched after the encounter.”

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Security forces have intensified combing operations in Maoist bastions across the nation. Naxals are observing People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) week.


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First Published : 05 Dec 2017, 06:04:38 PM