Five security men killed in Naxal ambush in C`garh

Five security personnel, including three BSF jawans, were killed and another injured when Naxalites ambushed them in Chhattisgarh`s Kanker district Sunday morning, police said.

Raipur: Five security personnel, including
three BSF jawans, were killed and another injured when
Naxalites ambushed them in Chhattisgarh`s Kanker district Sunday
morning, police said.

A joint team of BSF and district police was attacked by
the rebels in Bhuski village under Durg Kondal police station
in the district while they were conducting routine search
operations in the wee hours, Superintendent of Police, Kanker,
Ajay Yadav said here.

Following the attack, the forces retaliated and in the
action they lost five security personnel, including three BSF
jawans. One jawan was injured, he said.

Extra forces have been sent to the spot, Yadav said.

This is the first time that BSF jawans have fallen
victims to a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh.

PTI