Bastar IG Sundarraj P said that the soldiers of “F” Company of CRPF 168th Battalion located at Basaguda in the district were out on road security duty, during which the Naxalites already ambushed the jawans near Dongalchinta Nala of Timmapur Putkel on Saturday morning. started firing. The Naxalites fled from the police in retaliation. In this incident, Assistant Commandant Shanti Bhushan Tirkey was martyred.
At the same time, Apparao, a young man, has been badly injured. The condition of the injured jawan is said to be out of danger. Additional security forces have been sent to the site of the incident after the encounter. Security forces are constantly searching. The IG said that the situation is under control and preparations are being made to bring the body of the jawan to the Bijapur headquarters.
Here, Naxalites are carrying out some incident in Bijapur district for 6 consecutive days. Naxalites on Saturday morning targeted the CRPF 168th Battalion personnel who went on a search after the Naxalites on Friday kidnapped an engineer of a private construction company, Ashok Pawar, who was building a bridge across the Indravati river after shooting dead a Congress worker recently. In this, a CRPF Assistant Commandant was martyred, while a jawan was injured. Presently the treatment of the injured jawan is going on.