Face-off between Naxals and BSF team in Chhattisgarh; none hurt


An exchange of fire took place between Naxals and BSF personnel in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Kanker district today.

However, no casualty or injury was reported from either side, police said.

The skirmish took place this morning when a team of the 171st battalion of Border Security Force (BSF) was out on a road security operation in Bande police station area, a senior police official told PTI.

The BSF personnel had launched the operation to ensure security to the construction of Bande-Irpanaar road (36 km), he said.

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