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Security forces kill one Naxal in encounter in Chhattisgarh

ANI | Updated: Apr 11, 2019 20:54 IST

Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh) [India] Apr 11, (ANI): Naxalites attacked security forces in Narayanpur district on Thursday. In the ensuing encounter, one Naxalite was neutralised while one STF Constable sustained injuries.
“At around 04:15 pm, Naxals attacked the security forces while they were retreating from the helipad duty for polling parties. Security forces quickly took cover and retaliated in self-defence,” said Superintendent of Police (SP) Mohit.
“A country-made pistol, a knife, one bag, and other materials were recovered from the killed Naxalite," he said.
The Special Task Force (STF) Constable, identified as Hriday Ram Sahu, has been shifted to a hospital in Orachha.
His condition is reported to be normal, added the official. The security personnel returned to the police station safely, he said. (ANI)