Five security men injured in Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh
Raipur: Five security personnel were injured when Naxals ambushed a team of security forces in the restive jungles of insurgency-hit Sukma district in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, police said. Representational image. PTI “The exchange of fire took place between a joint team of Special Task Force (STF), state’s District Reserve Group (DRG) and rebels when security forces were out on an anti-Naxal operation in Kistaram area,”
Inspector General of Police (anti-Naxal operations) Deepanshu Kabra told PTI. While security forces were cordoning off a forested patch in Kistaram region, a group of armed rebels opened indiscriminate fire, leaving two STF and three DRG jawans injured, the IG said.
Maoist Posters Found
RAYAGADA: Maoist posters were found in Phakeri, Nirgundi and Pasrshali villages of Parshali gram panchayat under Kalyansinghpur police limits in the district on Monday morning. The posters were found outside Panchayat Office, Dongria Kondh Development Agency Office and in parts of Phakeri and Nirgundi village.
Through the posters, issued by Rayagada Area Committee of CPI (Maoists) outfit, the ultras urged people not to believe in promises of development of the region by the local Collector and SP. The Maoists also threatened villagers of dire consequences if they worked as police informers. Rayagada SP, K Siba Subramani said combing has been intensified and security personnel are maintaining a vigil on bordering areas of the district. The PLGA Week is being observed by the outlawed outfit till December 8.