CRPF jawan killed in encounter with Naxals
Raipur: A CRPF jawan was killed and another
injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh`s Sukma
district on Monday.
The gunfight broke out between the ultras and CRPF
personnel in Alpal Metta village in Sukma district when a CRPF
team along with Chattisgarh police force went to the region
for area domination, Additional Director General of Police Ram
As soon as the force reached the village, Naxals fired
at them following which the police party also retaliated.
A CRPF jawan was killed and another was injured in the
encounter, he said.
Inputs suggest that around 10 Naxals were killed in the
After receiving the news of the gunfight, an additional
police team has been rushed to the area, he said, adding
efforts are on to retrieve the body of the slain jawan.
The encounter was on when reports last came in.
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