Naxals allegedly killed two villagers in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. Police said that naxals were suspicious of them being police informers. “Naxals killed two persons in Sukma, people went to probe the deaths. A note was also placed by the naxals near the bodies of deceased. Note stated that naxals have killed them for being police informers,” Sukma SP said. Incident comes days after the fierce Sukma-Bijapur encounter on April 3. As many as 22 security personnel were killed and 31 others were injured in the gunfight.
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CoBRA jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas, who was kidnapped by Naxals during an encounter in Junaguda village in Sukma district on April 03, has been released. The journalist, who witnessed release of Manhas, narrated the story. Journalists said that the Naxals invited a delegation of officials for security personnel's release. When the delegation arrived at the pre-decided spot the Naxals released the jawan.
CoBRA jawan Rakeshwar Singh Manhas, who was kidnapped by Naxals during an encounter in Junaguda village in Sukma district on April 03, has been released. Meenu, wife of Manhas said that it is the happiest day of her life. "I always remained hopeful of his return. I thank the government," she said. Twenty-two security personnel lost their lives while 31 sustained injuries in an encounter that broke out between security forces and Naxals along the Chhattisgarh's Sukma-Bijapur border on Saturday after a party of jawans were ambushed by Naxals near Jonnaguda village.
A consignment of 25 boxes of Covishield vaccine arrived at Raipur from Mumbai. Following Chhattisgarh High Court orders, the stare government had commenced vaccination drive for citizens between 18-44 age groups. The state required vaccines in order to continue the vaccination process.
India is fighting with 2nd wave of coronavirus currently. Meanwhile, BJP MLA Brijmohan Agrawal offered helping hand in an effort to beat COVID-19. He has converted the hostel of an engineering college into a COVID-19 care centre in Raipur. The 200-bedded COVID-19 care centre offers free of cost service of food, medicine, oxygen, yoga training, etc. Around 50 medical staff has been recruited to look after the patients. The COVID-19 care centre got opened on April 20.
CRPF recovered a 7-kg improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh. The explosive device was found by troops of CoBRA 206 Battalion. CRPF jawans destroyed the IED planted by Naxals in a controlled explosion. The IED was destroyed in the forest area of Minpa in Sukma district.
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A passenger train was derailed by Naxals between Bhansi and Bacheli in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada on April 23. About 30 passengers were onboard and all are safe. District Reserve Guard jawans deployed to rescue the passengers. Earlier, April 04, Naxals ambushed security forces during an anti-insurgency operation and killed 22 jawans.
Home Minister Amit Shah met injured jawans in Naxal attack at Ramkrishna Care hospital in Chhattisgarh's Raipur on April 05. He also met CRPF personnel at CRPF camp in Bijapur. In a horrific incident,..