Naxals attacks continues on 3rd day too, kill BSF jawan in Chhattisgarh

Naxals attacks continues on 3rd day too.

Naxals assaulted a BSF group killing a jawan in Chhattisgarh’s revolt hit Kanker area, striking for the third time subsequent to Saturday.

Maoists fired indiscriminately on security personnel who were patrolling in the proximity of Chhote Baithiya BSF camp under Bande police station area late on Sunday night, Kanker Superintendent of Police Jitendra Singh Meena told PTI.

A gunbattle erupted between security forces and ultras and the rebels soon fled to the core forests, he added.

“A BSF head constable succumbed to bullet injuries, sustained during the gunfight, while being taken to a local hospital,” the SP said.

Soon after the incident, reinforcements were rushed to the spot, he said adding that a combing operation has been launched in the region to nab the assailants.

Seven STF work force were killed and ten others harmed on Saturday when Naxals trapped them in the woodlands of fretful Pidmel town under Polampalli, around 450 kms from state capital Raipur.

Naxals yesterday supposedly set burning no less than 17 vehicles occupied with mining work in Kanker locale, 140 km from here. However, nobody was harmed.

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