Chhattisgarh: Woman Naxal killed in Sukma, Insas rifle which was looted from CRPF recovered
Ranchi, July 09: A woman Naxal was reportedly killed in a gunbattle with District Reserve Guard (DRG) in Chhattisgarh's Sukma. The encounter broke out at Dabbakonta in Sukma.
An Insas Rifle has also been recovered. As per latest reports, STF, District Reserve Guard and Cobra Battalion are jointly conducting search operation in Dabbakonta. The Insas rifle recovered from the slain Naxal is the one which was looted from CRPF during Tadmetla attack in 2010, said reports.
The body of the Naxal has also been recovered.
On Saturday, four Naxals, including three women, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Dhamtari district on Saturday, police said. The skirmish took place in the forests between Khallari and Mechka villages when a team of the Special Task Force (STF) was out on an anti-naxal operation.
Earlier on June 28, three CRPF jawans were killed and another injured in an encounter with Naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.