A fierce encounter that was raging between security forces and Naxals in Dhanora in Narayanpura district of Chhattisgarh has ended on Wednesday. According to sources, there were no reports of any casualities or injuries.
After receiving inputs about the movement of ultras, a joint team of Special Task Force and District Reserve Guard had laid an ambush in the forests near Chhote Rainar village limits last night.
The encounter broke out early in the morning. The intermittent firing lasted for about four hours following which ultras fled from the spot on finding security personnel zeroing on them.
Forces were engaged in ensuring security to the repairing work of the damaged road to facilitate the movement of vehicles.
The incident comes a day after the a group of Naxals torched a bus after asking passengers to alight in Chattisgarh's Narayanpur district. The rebels asked the passengers to de-board and then set the bus ablaze. Narayanpur is one of the seven worst-affected districts in the conflict zone of Bastar.