Five security personnel were on Friday injured during an encounter with the Left-wing guerrillas in Kumandih Jungle of Latehar district.
A police jawan and a Naxal were killed in a gun-battle between security forces and ultras in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of southern Chhattisgarh, police said.
Two women Naxals were shot dead in an encounter with security forces in the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh Saturday afternoon.
The toll in Monday’s encounter in Jharkhand`s Latehar district has gone up to 13, as the Maoists booby-trapped the bodies with explosives which exploded subsequently causing the high casualty figure.
Amid controversy over a recent Naxal encounter in Chhattisgarh, state Chief Minister Raman Singh asked the parties not to politicise the issue.
Nineteen Naxals were killed in the encounter in Sukma-Bjjapur area on June 29.
In a major crackdown by CRPF, at least 20 Naxalites including a woman were killed in a fierce overnight gunfight in Chhattisgarh.
According to police, they spotted a suspicious-looking man entering the forest carrying some ration and followed him to find a Naxal hideout.
A combined patrolling party of the CRPF came across a group of Maoists in the forests who opened indiscriminate firing at them.
A Special Task Force jawan was Thursday
killed in an exchange of fire with Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.
A police constable was killed and
three others were injured in an encounter with naxalites on Friday
evening near Kandoli village in Etapalli taluka of Gadchiroli
district, police said.
Helicopters will be used in the planned major offensive aginst Naxals, says Chidambaram.
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