Narayanpur: Security forces killed seven Naxalites in encounter

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Narayanpur. Chhattisgarh. Security forces have killed seven Naxalites in an encounter on the border of Narayanpur and Bijapur districts. Police officials gave this information on Thursday. Police officials said that on the information of the presence of Naxalites of Platoon No. 16 and Indravati Area Committee in the border area of ​​Narayanpur-Bijapur district, a joint team of District Reserve Guard (DRG), Bastar Fighters and Special Task Force (STF) of Narayanpur, Dantewada and Bastar districts was sent for patrolling.

He told that when the team was in the area at 11 am today, the Naxalites started firing on them, after which the security forces also retaliated. Police officials said that the encounter between the security forces and the Naxalites continued for a long time. He said that security forces have recovered bodies and weapons of seven Naxalites from the incident site. Many Naxalites are feared injured in the encounter. Police officials said that the operation against Naxalites is going on in the area.

With this incident, 112 Naxalites have been killed so far this year in separate encounters with security forces in the state. Earlier on May 10, 12 Naxalites were killed in an encounter with security forces in Bijapur district. At the same time, on April 30, 10 Naxalites, including three women, were killed in an encounter with security forces on the border of Narayanpur and Kanker districts. Apart from this, security forces had killed 29 Naxalites in an encounter in Kanker district on April 16.

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