Security Forces Kill CPI (Maoist) Cadre During Encounter In Dhamtari District

Dhamtari District, August 27, 2023: A cadre of the CPI (Maoist) was killed in a firefight with security personnel in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday, police said.

The encounter took place around 2 pm in a forest near Karipani village under Borai police station limits when a team of police from adjoining Gariaband district was out on a search operation along the inter-district border, a senior official stated.

After the exchange of fire stopped, the body of a Maoist clad in ‘uniform’ along with one firearm was recovered from the spot, he noted.

The identity of the slain Maoist is yet to be ascertained, the official declared, adding that a search is still underway in the nearby areas.

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