Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh): One Naxalites was killed and an STF Constable was injured in an encounter in Narayanpur district on Thursday. The encounter happened when Naxalites attacked the security forces who were returning after helipad duty for polling parties.
“Security forces quickly took cover and retaliated in self-defence,” said Police personnel. The Special Task Force (STF) Constable Hriday Ram Sahu who sustained injuries has been shifted to a hospital in Orachha. His condition is reported to be normal. “A country-made pistol, a knife, one bag, and other materials were recovered from the killed Naxalite,” he added.