13 Naxals Killed In An Encounter


Maharashtra: Thirteen Naxals killed in an encounter with police in Etapalli’s Boriya forest area in Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra on Sunday as reported.

One Central Reserve Police Force personnel has died in a gun battle in Sumka’s Kistram camp in Chhattisgarh while the security forces battled the Maoists when troops of 212 Battalion of CRP, 208 CoBRA with the Chhattisgarh police were carrying out a cordon and search ops near Kistaram camp in Sukma.

Deputy Inspector General of Police (South Bastar range) Sundarraj P told news agency PTI that the gunfight took place last night in Kastaram police station area when a team of CRPF was out on a search-cum-area domination operation.

The martyred CRPF personnel was a resident of Madhya Pradesh. The search operation is launched by the forces in the area located around 500 kilometres from Raipur, he said.