On Saturday, armed Naxals carried out a major incident in the Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. They attacked a mine in the district. At least four vehicles engaged in road construction work were torched there. A police officer has given this information. He said that two employees working there are said to be missing after the incident.
Narayanpur Superintendent of Police (SP) Mohit Garg said that this incident is of Amdai mine area of Chhote Dongar police station area. According to preliminary information, the Maoists torched at least four vehicles engaged in road construction work and two operators are reported to be missing.
Production is set to start in the mine
SP Mohit Garg further informed that the production is yet to start in this mine allotted to Jaiswal Neco Industries Limited (JNIL) and pre-mining groundwork is going on at the site. On receiving information about the incident, security forces reached the spot and an encounter broke out between them and the rebels. More information is awaited.
Naxalite bounty of three lakh killed in an encounter with DRG
Let us inform that in the encounter between the District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Naxalites in the forest of Elangnar of Bastar district, Joga, the deputy commander of Platoon No. 26, was killed in the encounter. A 303 rifle, a pistol, and a wireless set have been recovered from him. A search operation was launched after the encounter. SSP Deepak Jha said that the DRG units were out on patrol. During this, the Naxalites started firing near Elangnar. The police also retaliated. The Naxalites fled after firing that lasted for about half an hour from both sides. On search of the spot, the body of a uniformed Naxal was recovered.