Jagdalpur, Nov 12 (UNI) A naxal was killed, while a Special Police Officer seriously injured in an encounter between police and naxals at Bhairamgarh area in Chhattisgarh's Dantewara district, police said today.
SPO Gola Ram Gonde was sent for treatment to Raipur in helicopter this morning.
A team of CRPF personnel and SPOs were camping in the area when the naxals unleashed attacks on the team thrice at brief intervals of one hour.
A naxal died in the ensuing encounter. However, he could not be identified.
A pressure bomb and a tiffin bomb was found on the spot.
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