Raipur: An Army jawan was seriously injured in an encounter with naxals in Maraigunda village near Andhra border. The encounter took place at around 4.30 in the evening when the jawan was on patrol with another security officer.
According to IG Tije Langkumer, the naxals had got the hint of their arrival. “They fired on jawans leaving both of them injured. The jawan was hit on shoulder and foot”
In another incident of naxal violence, the ultras on Monday night blew up a school building in Gotulbeda. They also damaged an under construction additional cell and set on fire available construction materials.