CPI (Maoist) Cadre Killed In Encounter With Security Personnel In Sukma District

Sukma District, February 24, 2024: A cadre of the CPI (Maoist) was killed in an encounter with security personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Saturday, a police official announced to the public today.

The skirmish between security forces and armed cadres of the Maoist party took place around 6 am in a forest near Burklanka village within the jurisdiction of Bheji police station during an anti-Maoist operation by the District Reserve Guard (DRG), Sukma Superintendent of Police Kiran G Chavan told PTI.

After the exchange of fire stopped, the body of a Maoist cadre, along with a muzzle-loading gun was recovered from the spot, the police official commented.

The identity of the slain Maoist was yet to be ascertained, he remarked, adding that a search operation was still underway in the area.

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