Chhattisgarh encounter: Three naxals gunned down, weapons recovered

ANI | Updated: Nov 12, 2017 16:31 IST

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh) [India], November 12 (ANI): Three naxals were gunned down in an encounter between naxals and security forces near Mankelli forest in Chattisgarh's Bijapur, on Sunday.

Following the encounter, DIG Sundarraj P informed that one INSAS Rifle, two country made weapons, IEDs, local made weapons and explosives, were also recovered from the site.

The joint operations by the District Reserve Guards (DRG) and the Special Task Force (STF) took place in the afternoon.

Search operation for other arms, ammunitions, and camping materials is currently underway. (ANI)