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Security forces kill one Naxal in encounter in Chhattisgarh

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Naxalites attacked security forces in district on Thursday. In the ensuing encounter, one was neutralised while one sustained

"At around 04:15 pm, Naxals attacked the security forces while they were retreating from the helipad duty for polling parties. Security forces quickly took cover and retaliated in self-defence," said of Police (SP) Mohit.

"A country-made pistol, a knife, one bag, and other materials were recovered from the killed Naxalite," he said.

The (STF) Constable, identified as Hriday Ram Sahu, has been shifted to a hospital in Orachha.

His condition is reported to be normal, added the The security personnel returned to the police station safely, he said.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 20:53 IST