Indian Police Officer killed by separatist Naxals in insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh

Indian Police Officer killed by separatist Naxals in insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh
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Rajnandgaon: An Indian police sub-inspector was on Sunday killed and a constable was injured in a gun-battle with naxals in insurgency-hit forest area of Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district.

The skirmish took place this afternoon when a specialised unit of the district force was out on an anti-maoist operation in the jungle of Gatapar police station area, Inspector General of Police (Durg Range) Dipanshu Kabra told PTI.

A team of E-30, an anti-naxal force of district police, was cordoning off the forests near Bhave village, over 150 kms from here, when it came under heavy fire from a group of ultras, leading to the encounter.

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