Raipur: A big encounter is going on between security forces and Naxalites in the Gadchiroli district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter is going on for about 12 hours on the Abujmad hill located in the forests of Bhamragarh tehsil. A team of additional commandos has been dispatched from the Air Force helicopter. It is being told that a large group of armed Naxalites has attacked the security forces.
It is being told that a big encounter is going on between the Naxalites and C60 commandos on the Maharashtra border. Sources say that hundreds of armed Naxalite cadres have ambushed the police party. Nine teams including 270 policemen have been sent to the spot. The Chhattisgarh Police is also providing help to the security forces. Air support was sought from the Airforce. After this, the soldiers have been sent on the spot by helicopter of the Air Force. There is a young man who is undergoing treatment.
It is being told that the police party is on the hill, while the Naxalites have surrounded the hilly area on foot. Smoky firing is being done on behalf of the Naxalites.