Chhattisgarh: Encounter between security forces and Naxals, 2 DRG personnel injured
Two personnel of the District Reserve Group (DRG) injured on Sunday in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district.
Officials said the encounter took place at about 10:00 AM near the forests of Timarpur-Basaguda axis in the said district when a security squad led by the CoBRA commandos of CRPF had an exchange of fire with Maoists in the area. “Two DRG personnel of Chhattisgarh police have been injured in the encounter and are being air evacuated.The firing is still on,” a senior officer said.
The CoBRA team, a special guerrilla and jungle warfare force of the CRPF, and other troops are still undertaking the operation and more details are awaited, they said.
- Bijapur District
- District Reserve Group (DRG)
- Cobra Commander
- Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)