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Sukma: CRPF officer killed in encounter with Maoists

An Assistant Sub-inspector Rank Officer Was Killed In The Encounter With Naxals In Forested Area Under Kistaram Police Station.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Deepak Mahato | Updated on: 21 Apr 2018, 10:37:55 AM
Sukma: CRPF officer killed in encounter with Maoists (Representative Photo)

New Delhi:

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer was killed in a gunfight with CPI-Maoist cadres in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Saturday early hours.

An assistant sub-inspector rank officer was killed in the encounter with Naxals in forested area under Kistaram police station.

South Basata Range deputy inspector general of police (IG) Sundarraj P told the media that Maoists opened fired at CRPF team engaged in anti-Naxal operation in Kistaram forest.

According to local police sources, an operation was launched in the area on intelligence inputs on Friday evening.

“A search operation has been launched in the area to nab the Maoist cadres,” said police.

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First Published : 21 Apr 2018, 10:37:35 AM

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