CRPF jawan killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur

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A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan lost his life in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh on Thursday, officials said.

The encounter took place in the Tonguda-Pamed area of Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.

According to the officials, the CRPF team along with the commando unit of the force, CoBRA, and the state police were out for an operation in the jungles.

Moreover, some Maoists were suspected to have been killed in the exchange of fire, officials added.

Further details are awaited.