New Delhi: A CRPF Assistant Commander was killed in an encounter with Naxals in Dhantari district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday. The encounter took place in the jungle near Khallari village under Borai police station limits on Saturday at around 3:30 pm.
The dead jawan was identified as Assistant Commander SK Das, of 211 battalion of CRPF. A CRPF team was carrying out a search operation in the area when it came under fire from Naxals.
CRPF claims they have recovered arms and ammunition from the area. Additional forces have been rushed to the spot.