A station house officer and four other policemen came under attack by Naxalites tonight while passing through a dense forest in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, police said.
SHO of Konta police station Eman Sahu and four constables were heading for Konta from Sukma when their vehicle came under fire near Manikonta village, said a senior police officer.
They, however, quickly took positions and retaliated, forcing the rebels to flee. All five personnel reached Dornapal safely. Forces were dispatched to the area to trace the attackers. Meanwhile further investigation going on.