Raipur, February 25 (KMS): Three personnel of the Chhattisgarh police’s District Reserve Guard (DRG) were killed, today, in an encounter with Naxalites in Sukma district of the state.
Inspector General of Police (Bastar range), Sundarraj P, told the media that the face-off took place around 9 am between Jagargunda and Kunded villages when a team of DRG was out on a search operation.
He said, Assistant sub-inspector Ramuram Nag (36), constables Kunjam Joga (33) and Vanjam Bheema (31) were killed in the exchange of fire.
He said, reinforcement was rushed to the spot and the bodies of the killed personnel were brought to Jagargunda. A search operation is still underway in the area, he added.
It is to mention here that on February 20, two police personnel were killed in a Naxalite attack in Rajnandgaon district of the state.