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3 jawans critical after encounter with Maoists in Sukma

ANI
Published : Jun 24, 2017, 4:13 pm IST
Updated : Jun 24, 2017, 7:19 pm IST

At the time of filing this report, the encounter is still underway and the forces are retaliating against the Maoists.

Representational Image. (Photo: File)
 Representational Image. (Photo: File)

Sukma: Three paramilitary personnel were critically injured on Saturday during an encounter with Maoists in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Till the last reports came, total five jawans were injured who were evacuated and shifted to hospital.

At the time of filing this report, the encounter is still underway and the forces are retaliating against the Maoists. More details are awaited.

Before this encounter, two women Naxals were gunned down on June 21 in an encounter with the joint team of the Special Task Force (STF) and District Reserve Guard (DRG) in Abujmarh area of Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district.

Tags: maoist attack, sukma attack, paramilitary forces
Location: India, Chhatisgarh