Chhattisgarh: 3 jawans injured in encounter with Naxals

ANI | Updated: Feb 26, 2018 22:30 IST

Dantewada, (Chhattisgarh) [India] Feb. 26 (ANI): Three security personnel were injured in an encounter with Naxals in Dantewada district on Monday.

The encounter, which took place in Dantewada's in Barsur area, was part of a joint operation between Special Task Force (STF), locally raised District Reserve Group (DRG) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

"DRG & STF troops raided a Naxal hideout on a hillock between Dular Gufha and Mungari. There was a heavy exchange of fire. Three of our jawans sustained bullet injuries," said CRPF, DIG (Deputy Inspector General), South Bastar, Sundarraj P.

The injured soldiers - Samadu Aarakshak (DRG), Sunil Nag (DRG) and Ravindra Yadav (STF) - are being taken to Karli. (ANI)