Four hardcore Maoists, including one woman Maoist, were killed in an encounter in Abujmarh area of Narayanpur district in tribal Bastar division in Chhattisgarh. One security personal was also killed in this encounter.
The encounter took place in the jungles of Irpanar when Maoists ambushed the joint team of District Reserve Group- DRG, Special Task Force- STF and District Force. Rebels opened indiscriminate fire on the jawans leading to a fierce gun-battle.
Police recovered some arms and ammunition from the spot. Meanwhile, a team of CRPF recovered 9 Improvised Explosive Devices- IEDs in Sukma district today. These IEDs were recovered from Injaram – Bhejji road during a search operation.