Sukma: Two naxals were killed and one DRJ jawan sustained injuries in an exchange of fire between DRJ police force and the naxallites in Minapa Forest near Chintagufa area in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district last night.
The incident took place when a team of DRJ police was out on combing operation at Chintagufa area, said Sukma superident of Police Abhisekh Minna.
Based on inputs of their presence, the team launched operation in the forest. The naxals opened fire knowing about the movement of force and a heavy gun battle ensued when the force retaliated.
Following heavy firing of force, the naxals fled the spot. Later, the force recovered two bodies and seized arms and huge cache of explosives from the spot.