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Chhattisgarh: Two Naxal commanders killed in Narayanpur

Senior police officers said that the Narayanpur district police received an input that a platoon of the Naxals military company number 6 was about to launch an attack on a security personnel camp in Jhara.

By: Express News Service | Raipur |
September 27, 2016 12:00:40 am
Chhattisgarh, naxals, naxals killed, naxal commanders killed, narayanpur, narayanpur district, maoist hit, maoist hit district, encounter, red hit, india news, indian express The bodies that have been recovered after the exchange of fire have been identified as PLGA military company number 6 commanders Tirupati and Ramesh, police officers said. (Source: Google Maps)

The Chhattisgarh police on Monday said that two Naxal commanders were killed in an encounter in the Maoist hit district of Narayanpur on Wednesday. The bodies that have been recovered after the exchange of fire have been identified as PLGA military company number 6 commanders Tirupati and Ramesh, police officers said.

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Senior police officers said that the Narayanpur district police received an input that a platoon of the Naxals military company number 6 was about to launch an attack on a security personnel camp in Jhara.

“We laid an ambush in the route of the Naxal party in the jungles of Banspal and Toinar and the Maoist team of around 20 people reached the spot of ambush at around 5 am. They sensed the presence of the forces and opened fire, after which there was a response. Exchange of fire lasted over an hour, ” a senior police officer said,

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Officers also said that drag marks and blood spots near the encounter site indicate that six more Naxals have either been killed or injured requiring to be dragged away. Additional forces have been sent to the area to attempt to track down the rest of the Naxal group during combing operations.

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