Three Indian soldiers killed, injured in an ambush
NEW DELHI - Three Indian soldiers killed, injured in an ambush with rebel naxals.
Two CRPF personnel were killed and another was injured in an encounter with Naxals in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh Friday, police said. Two girls were caught in the crossfire.
One of them died while the other was injured, they said.
The gun-battle took place near Keshkutul village under the Bhairamgarh police station area when a joint team of the CRPF's 199th battalion and local police was out on an area domination operation, IG (Bastar range) Vivekanand Sinha.
When the patrolling team was advancing through Keshkutul, it was ambushed by a group of armed rebels and a gunfight ensued, he said.