Two naxals were killed while a security personnel was injured today in an encounter in a forest in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said.
When the patrolling team was cordoning off forests near Minpa, located around 500 kms away from the state capital, naxals triggered an IED blast and opened fire at security forces, he said.
After a brief exchange of fire between both the sides, ultras fled into dense forest taking the advantage of darkness, he said.
During the search of the spot, security personnel found bodies of two ultras besides weapons, explosives and other Maoist-related materials, he said.
Soon after getting informed, reinforcement was rushed to the spot and the injured jawan was rushed to CRPF's field hospital in Chintagufa, he said, adding that the operation was still underway in the region.
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