Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Sep 03: Four Naxals were killed following an encounter with the District Reserve Guard (DRG) in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday.
The security personnel also recovered some arms and ammunition, including one INSAS rifle and two 12 bore pistols, as well as other incriminating materials. The encounter took place in the forest of Kokrajhar’s Gumiyabeda.
On August 6, as many as 15 Naxals were gunned down and four Naxals were apprehended from a forest area in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district.
In May, Home Minister Rajnath Singh had said that 40 Naxals have been killed so far this year. He also informed that 135 Naxals were killed in 2016 and 77 in 2017.