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Chhattisgarh naxal attack: Two BSF jawans killed in gunfight in Kanker district

The gunfight took place in a forest near Mahla camp of BSF under Partapaur police station limits when a team of BSF’s 114th battalion was returning after carrying out an anti-Maoist operation.

When the patrolling team was advancing through forest of Barkot village, located around 250 km from the state capital Raipur, it came under heavy fire from a group of Naxals leading to the gun-battle between the two sides.

During the gunbattle, two BSF personnel Lokender Singh and Mukdhiyar Singh were martyred while another jawan Sandeep Dey, sustained injuries. The injured jawan was being airlifted to Raipur for further treatment. 

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