- An encounter broke out between security forces and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker.
- The Naxalites evacuated the forest after seeing the soldiers who entered the forest in the rain.
- Earlier on Friday, Police found 2 bombs of 10 kg each in Naraynpur.
Kanker: An encounter broke out between security forces and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker. The Naxalites evacuated the forest after seeing the soldiers who entered the forest in the rain. Reports reveal that some Naxalites were injured during the encounter and a huge quantity of Naxal material was recovered from there. The encounter was confirmed by SP Shalabh Sinha who also said that a search operation is still continuing in the area.
Sources reveal that District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawans had gone towards the forest in Amabeda area to conduct a search. The soldiers encountered Naxalites when it was raining and there was intermittent firing from both sides. Intervention by the security forces inside the forests has lead to the failure of Naxalites strategy who often find shields in forests during monsoon.
Chhattisgarh Police has got great success in Sukma and Dantewada under Operation Monsoon. Earlier on Friday another operation was conducted in Narayanpur when the Police turned the water on the nefarious designs of the Naxalites. The Naxalites had planted 2 bombs of 10 kg each, which were recovered and destroyed by soldiers. On the instruction laid by IPS Sadanand Kumar, and joint party of District Police Force, and ITBP, an operation was conducted and the team found clothes in suspicious condition. Along with bombs, the team also found a 10 meters loose wire and switch. The explosives were destroyed on the spot as per the instructions of Superintendent of Police Narayanpur.