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Naxalites encounter in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh: 5 soldiers martyred

Raipur| On Saturday, an encounter between security forces and Naxalites took place for more than nine hours in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh. Five soldiers were killed during the encounter while seven CRPF personnel went missing. Under this, a large-scale search operation is being carried out in the area on Sunday. 20 other soldiers are seriously injured in this conflict. The injured soldiers are being told that they are currently out of danger. Simultaneously, a joint search by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), District Reserve Guard (DRG) of the State Police, and Special Task Force (STF) under the cordon military strategy (locating rebels in the area) carried out a search operation in the area. Has been introduced.

CRPF IG (Operations) CG Arora told IANS, “We have started a new operation this morning to trace the seven missing CRPF personnel. We had to stop the operation as it was night on Saturday. We have so far had our two CRPF and three DRGs. Personnel has been lost. However, the wounded personnel is still out of danger. ”

Arora said that two CRPF personnel were martyred in an encounter with Naxalites, one belonged to the Central Armed Forces unit Cobra (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) and the other belonged to the Bastaria battalion.

Condoling the soldiers who were martyred in the campaign, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday, “The fight against the rebels of peace will continue.”

He tweeted, “I salute the sacrifices of our brave security personnel who were martyred while fighting Naxalites in Chhattisgarh. The nation will never forget their valor. My condolences are with their families. We wish these enemies of peace and progress.” We will continue our fight against it. I wish the injured to recover soon. ”

The bodies of two Naxalites have been found at the scene near Tekulagudem in the Tarrem police station area. In a dense forest in the same area, a firing incident started on Saturday afternoon with a group of over 300 Naxalites. There is news of more damage to the Naxalites.

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