7 Jawans martyred in naxal encounter

Published on April 11, 2015 18:20:20 PM
Seven jawans of the special task force of Chhattisgarh Police were killed and 12 injured in an encounter with naxals in Pedmal forest in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district today.
According to initial reports, the jawans had gone to Dornapal area in Sukma district, which is a naxal dominated area bordering Andhra Pradesh on a search operation, when about 100 naxals attacked them. The jawans retaliated and the encounter went on for over two hours.