Chhattisgarh Maoist Attack: 25-30 Naxals Killed, 22 Jawans Martyred

As per reports, 22 Security personnel lost their lives in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur Naxal attack on Saturday.

“22 security personnel have lost their lives in the Naxal attack at Sukma-Bijapur in Chhattisgarh,” said Bijapur Superintendent of Police, Kamalochan Kashyap. Around 31 sustained injuries in the encounter in Bijapur on Saturday, Chhattisgarh Police said.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said the seven jawans injured in the Bijapur Naxal encounter on Saturday were now out of danger and rescue teams were searching for the 21 missing security personnel.

Chhattisgarh Naxal Attack: 25-30 Naxals Killed, 22 Jawans Martyred - Digpu News

“Seven injured security personnel who were shifted to Raipur are out of danger. 21 personnel are missing and rescue teams are searching for them,” Baghel informed.

“I received a call from Union Home Minister Amit Shah. He has sent Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Director-General to the state. I’ll return to Chhattisgarh in the evening,” the Chief Minister added.

Naxals on Saturday looted more than two dozen weapons from security personnel following the encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur, according to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) sources.

At least 22 security personal have lost their lives in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur Naxal attack on Saturday. “22 security personnel have lost their lives in the Naxal attack at Sukma-Bijapur in Chhattisgarh,” said Bijapur SP, Kamalochan Kashyap.

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