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Encounter between CRPF and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, 24 May-2014, PTI: A brief encounter took place today between the CRPF and Naxalites in the forests of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh leading to recovery of arms and ammunition.

Encounter between CRPF and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh

Encounter between CRPF and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh

Officials said the encounter took place under the Gorkha police station area of the Maoist-affected district of Bastar region of the state.

The encounter, after which the Naxals fled, led to the recovery of a gun of local make, two magazines of self-loading rifles, a hand grenade and 23 rounds of other ammunition.

Security forces have launched a combing operation in the area, they said.

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