Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed and another was injured in a gunbattle with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district on Sunday, police said.
The gunfight took place in a forest near Mahla camp of BSF under Partapaur police station limits when a team of BSF’s 114th battalion was returning after carrying out an anti-Maoist operation, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Anti-Naxal Operations) Sundarraj P told PTI.
When the patrolling team was advancing through forest of Barkot village, located around 250 km from Raipur, it came under heavy fire from a group of Naxals leading to the gun-battle between the two sides, he said. After a brief exchange of fire, the Naxals fled into the forest, he said. Read More