18 naxalites killed in encounter with security personnel in Kanker, says BSF


BSF has been extensively deployed in Kanker district for counter-insurgency operations.

At least 18 Naxalites had been killed in an encounter with security personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district on Tuesday, the Border Security Force (BSF) stated. Three security personnel suffered accidents in the fierce gun-battle and a big amount of weapons was additionally recovered from the spot, the state police stated. The gunfight befell at round 2 pm in Hapatola forest between Binagunda and Koronar villages underneath Chhotebethiya police station limits, when a joint crew of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the state police’s District Reserve Guard (DRG) was out on an anti-Naxal operation, an announcement issued by the BSF stated.

The BSF has been extensively deployed in Kanker district for counter-insurgency operations. “Bodies of 18 Maoist cadres were recovered from the encounter spot. Seven AK series rifles and three Light Machine Guns were also recovered from the spot,” the assertion stated. “One BSF personnel sustained bullet injury on his leg in the gunfight and he is reported to be out of danger,” the assertion added. The Chhattisgarh police stated three security personnel had been injured in the gunfight they usually had been being shifted to a hospital for therapy.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA employees and is printed from PTI)

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