Naxalites of security forces have had an encounter in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. DGP DM Awasthi has said that five security personnel have been killed, and 12 others were injured in the encounter. The encounter took place in the forests near the Tarrem area of the Bijapur district.
Encounter with Naxalites in Bijapur
Among the martyred soldiers are A. A., 2 Chhattisgarh Police and 2 COBRA (CRPF) jawans, and 1 CRPF’s Bastaria Battalion. DGP DM Awasthi said that the number of martyred soldiers could be up to 10. He informed that the party had come out for the operation, in which the soldiers of DRG, COBRA and Bastaria battalion were involved.
When the team was in the area, the police officer said that the Naxalites started firing on the security forces. There was an encounter at around 1 pm. He said that an effort is being made to take out the injured soldiers. Detailed information is being taken in this regard.