Naxal killed in encounter in Bijapur

A Naxalite was killed during an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur district.

Bijapur: A Naxalite was killed during an
encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur
district.

CRPF personnel on patrol spotted a group of people
trying to fit an improvised explosive device weighing 10 kg
near a bridge in Murgunda village last night, officials said
today.

When asked to stop, the group fired at security forces
leading to the encounter that left a Naxal dead.

The firing continued till about 4 AM.

PTI

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