The incident took position at all around 10 am in the forests close to Mahla BSF camp, underneath Partapur police station limitations, about 300 kilometres from here, when staff from BSF”s 114th battalion have been out on an place domination operation, Kanker Superintendent of Police KL Dhruv informed PTI.
“When the patrolling staff was in the forests close to a village close to Mahla, Naxals induced two blasts using improvised explosive units (IEDs). They then opened fireplace on security forces which led to a firefight,” he said.
He discovered the staff who sustained a number of injuries in the come upon as constable Shree Bhagwan Singh.
“He was brought for health-related cure to Pakhanjore town and then airlifted to Raipur,” the SP said.
The Naxals fled the place following coming underneath significant fireplace from the patrolling staff, the official said.
He additional that reinforcements experienced been rushed to the place in which the exchange of fireplace took position.