A suspected Maoist was killed and two jawans have been injured in an encounter with safety forces in Bijapur district of Bastar area on Sunday.
Police recovered an enormous amount of explosives, together with pipe bombs and 4 weapons, from the encounter spot.
Inspector Common of Police, (Bastar Vary) Sunderaj P advised HT combing operation was launched after the assault, which continues to be occurring within the close by jungles.
“The encounter passed off within the jungles of Bhattiguda village below Pamed police station limits, on the border with Telangana,” Sunderaj mentioned.
The IG mentioned joint staff of District Reserve Guard (DRG), Particular Process Power (STF) and CRPF’s Commando Battalion for Resolute Motion (CoBRA) launched an anti-naxal operation on Saturday after the details about gathering of Maoists within the space.
“On Sunday, when the staff reached a hill close to the Bhattiguda space, the Maoists opened hearth. In retaliation, the safety forces additionally began firing after which they fled into the jungles. Upon search, a physique of a Maoist was discovered,” the IG mentioned.
Two jawans – one Sandip Ghosh of CoBRA 204th battalion and constable Chandu Kadti of the district reserve guard – sustained leg accidents after they stepped on an iron spike entice arrange by Maoists.
“The constables are positive and looking out within the space is happening,” the IG added.
On Tuesday, safety forces killed a suspected Maoist within the jungles of Kamalpur village of Usoor space and two rifles have been recovered.