Chhattisgarh: 3 Naxals killed in encounter in Bijapur

An encounter took place between Naxals and security forces in which three Naxals, including a woman, were killed on Saturday.

The encounter took place in Pomara forests under the Mirpur police station area in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district.

Meanwhile, 303 rifles, 315 rifles, and muskets have been recovered by the security forces from the spot.

Bijapur Superintendent of Police (SP) Anjaneya Varshney stated, “The jawans (CRPF, DRG, and STF) had gone out on an anti-Naxal operation last evening based on a tip-off that around 40 Naxals of Bhairamgarh Area Committee were staying in Pomara forests. After that, an exchange of fire occurred between the security forces and Naxals between 7:30 am to 7:45 am today.”

Moreover, informing about the incident SP Varshney said, three Naxals, including a woman, were killed during the encounter.

However, a search operation is still underway.

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