On Saturday, armed Naxals carried out a major incident in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. They attacked a mine in the district. At least four vehicles engaged in road construction work were torched there. A police officer has given this information.
Narayanpur: Naxalites attacked the mine, set fire to the vehicles, took the employees hostage.
Naxalites have carried out a major incident in Narayanpur, Chhattisgarh. Naxalites attacked the Amdai mine in the district at around 10 am on Saturday. They set the vehicles at work here on fire. Employees were assaulted and 12 employees were taken hostage. After some time, the Naxalites released 10 employees. While 2 other employees are still missing. Search for him is going on. There has also been an encounter of Naxalites with the security forces of the mine. It is being told that intermittent firing is going on in the area. Bastar IG Sundarraj P has confirmed the incident.
On Saturday, armed Naxals carried out a major incident in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. They attacked a mine in the district. At least four vehicles engaged in road construction work were torched there. A police officer has given this information. He said that two employees working there are said to be missing after the incident.
Narayanpur Superintendent of Police (SP) Mohit Garg said that this incident is of Amdai mine area of Chhote Dongar police station area. According to preliminary information, the Maoists torched at least four vehicles engaged in road construction work and two operators are reported to be missing.
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SP Mohit Garg further informed that the production is yet to start in this mine allotted to Jaiswal Neco Industries Limited (JNIL) and pre-mining ground work is going on at the site. On receiving information about the incident, security forces reached the spot and an encounter broke out between them and the rebels. More information is awaited.
Let us inform that in the encounter between District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Naxalites in the forest of Elangnar of Bastar district, Joga, the deputy commander of Platoon number 26, was killed in the encounter. A 303 rifle, a pistol and a wireless set have been recovered from him. A search operation was launched after the encounter. SSP Deepak Jha said that the DRG units were out on patrol. During this, the Naxalites started firing near Elangnar. The police also retaliated. The Naxalites fled after firing that lasted for about half an hour from both sides. On search of the spot, the body of a uniformed Naxal was recovered.