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4 Armed Force personnel killed in naxal attack

PTI Raipur | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on June 09, 2011

Naxals today opened indiscriminate fire near the camp of Chhattisgarh Armed Force in Narayanpur district, killing four jawans and leaving another injured.

Some jawans of the force were involved in their regular chores near the camp of the 16th battalion in Bharaghati village when the Naxals started firing at them, killing four jawans and leaving another injured, Mr Ram Niwas (ADG), Naxal operations, said.

After hearing the gunshots, jawans in the camp retaliated after which the Naxals fled from the spot.

The Naxals also decamped with two weapons of the jawans, the senior officer said.

Senior officials have left for the spot.

Published on June 09, 2011
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