Chhattisgarh: 1 Naxal killed in encounter

Dantewada: A naxal was killed in an encounter with District Reserve Guard (DRG) in the jungles of Pitepal under Katekalyan police station limits in Dantewada district on Tuesday morning, while a security personnel, who was a part of the operation, died of heart attack, police said.

Another police personnel was injured in the encounter, which took place at around 9 am, said P Sundarraj, DIG anti-Naxal operations.

The DRG official, who died due to heart attack, was identified as Kailash Netam.

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The body of the Naxal has been recovered. DRG officials have also recovered one country-made pistol, two magazines of INSAS rifle and two magazines of SLR.

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