Five Members of Communist Party of India killed in an encounter near Bastar: Chattisgarh

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Nearly five members of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) were died in an encounter that took place between militants and security forces in Bastar area of Chhattisgarh on Saturday.

Inspector General (IG) of Police, Shiv Ram Prasad Kalluri said, “In yet another successful operation this time in Tuspal and Becha Kilam forests of Abhujhmaad Narayanpur (district), the DRG (District Reserve Guard) decimated Military Company No.6 of the CPI (Maoist) and killed at least half a dozen Maoists.”

“However, we could recover only five (dead) bodies of the Maoists and five weapons as reported by Abhishekh Meena, the Superintendent of Police, Narayanpur. Abhishekh had actually gone to Becha to provide a safe corridor to the retreating parties as they walk back a long way along with the dead bodies and a huge Maoist dump,” the IG claimed.

The information about joint operation was given to Narayanpur police and Kondagaon police.

“More details shall be provided once our SPs reach Narayanpur with the victorious parties,” he claimed.