Raipur: In an encounter between security forces and Naxals, at least 10 naxals have been killed in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Friday.
The joint operation was carried by Telangana Police and Chhattisgarh Police. Also, one policeman was injured in the encounter. 10 naxals killed in encounter in Bijapur district A senior cadre of Maoist party Hari Bushan is suspected among those killed in the encounter that took place at Pujari Kanker forest area.
DM Awasthi, Special DG (Naxal Operations), told ANI about the operation. On February 25, two Jawans of Chhattisgarh Armed Forces (CAF) were wounded in the naxal attack. The injured included an assistant platoon commander.
On February 18, two jawans were killed in an encounter between police and naxalites in Sukma district. The martyrs were associated with an STF and a DRG in the jawans.