Deputy Inspector General (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P: 2 Chhattisgarh Armed Forces (CAF) jawans were shot dead by their colleague at CAF camp in Mingachal, Bijapur. Accused jawan Sanjay Nishad is being interrogated by police. Bodies sent for postmortem. Probe underway.
Deputy Inspector General (anti-naxal operations) Sundarraj P issues a correction that only one body, of a female Naxal, was recovered following encounter in Dantewada today; says, "few more Naxals might have been hit, but we couldn't recover their bodies ". #Chhattisgarh
DIG Bastar Sundarraj P:DRG&STF troops were going to Hikmeta jungles(Narayanpur) for anti-Naxal operations when encounter broke out.We believe at least 8 to 10 Naxals sustained bullet injuries. Weapons recovered. One of our jawan sustained a minor injury.He is stable. #Chhattisgarh
8 bodies recovered so far-4 men&4 women.Large cache of arms&ammunition, including 2 INSAS Rifles, two .303 rifles, were recovered. We'll continue such operations to make this region naxal-free: Sundarraj P, DIG(anti-naxal ops)on encounter at Dantewada-Bijapur border #Chhattisgarh