4 Security Personnel Injured In Firefight With Naxalites In Sukma District

Sukma District, November 7, 2023: Four security personnel were injured on Tuesday in an encounter with a squad of Naxalites in the forest between Minpa and Duled villages in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, where polling for the first phase of the State Assembly elections was held, police said.

The skirmish occurred around 2.20 pm under Chintagufa police station area when a team of Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) 206th battalion personnel, an elite unit of the CRPF, was out patrolling to ensure security during polls, a senior police official commented.

‘As per the preliminary information, four security personnel sustained injuries in the gunfight,’ he declared.

Two of the injured personnel are from the CoBRA unit, he noted.

A helicopter has been sent to the area to evacuate the injured, he announced.

Source : https://psuwatch.com/pti/elections-cg-naxal-encounter