2 CPI (Maoist) Cadres Killed In Encounter With DRG Personnel In Kanker District

Kanker District, October 21, 2023: Two cadres of the CPI (Maoist) were killed in an encounter with security personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district on Saturday, a senior official said.

The firefight took place around 8 a.m. in a forest located under Koyalibeda police station limits when a team of the District Reserve Guard (DRG), a unit of the state police force, was out on an anti-Maoist operation, Inspector General of Police (Bastar Range) Sundarraj P told PTI.

After the exchange of fire stopped, the bodies of two male Maoists, along with an Insas rifle, one 12-bore rifle and other arms and ammunition were recovered from the spot, he stated.

The identity of the deceased Maoists is yet to be established, the official concluded, adding that a search operation is still underway in the nearby areas.

Source : https://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2023/oct/21/two-naxalites-killed-in-encounter-with-police-in-chhattisgarhs-kanker-district-2626027.html