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Chhattisgarh: 1 CRPF personnel martyred, another injured in encounter with Naxals in Dhamtari

Heavy loss to Naxals inflicted.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: April 05, 2019 9:58 IST
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One Central Reserve Police Force​ (CRPF) jawan martyred and another sustained injuries after an encounter broke out between the Naxals and the security personnel in forests in Saleghat area in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh on Friday morning.

Heavy loss to the Naxals inflicted.

The skirmish took place in the forest near Chameda village in Dhamtari district when a joint team of CRPF's 211 battalion and District Force (DF) was out on an anti-naxal operation, a police official told PTI.

He said the patrolling team, comprising around 50 personnel of the CRPF and 10 of the DF, had launched the operation on April 3 in the interiors of Khallari and Borai police station areas.

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