Published On: Thu, Feb 7th, 2019

At least 10 Naxals killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh): At east 10 Naxals were killed in an encounter with security forces in Bijapur district on Thursday.

The identities of the neutralised Naxals are yet to be ascertained

According to a police official, the encounter took place around 11 am in a forest in Bhairamgarh police station area when a joint team of the Special Task Force (STF) and the District Reserve Guard (DRG) was out on an anti-Naxal operation.

The police official said that so far, bodies of 10 Naxals along with 11 weapons have been recovered from the encounter site.

He said that the encounter has ended but a search operations was still underway in the area’

The identities of the neutralised Naxals are yet to be ascertained, added the police official.

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