Security forces kill 14 Maoists in Chhattisgarh

Monday 6 August 2018 5:21 pm IST

Raipur: 14 Maosits were killed in an encounter between security forces and Maoists in Chattisgarh’s Sukma. The gunfight broke out on Monday morning in the Mika Tong forest in Sukma following the launch of a search operation based on an intelligence hint of militants’ hideout in the area.

Senior police officer D M Awasthy said that sixteen assault rifles belonging to the Maoists have been recovered from the area.The security forces are sweeping the area to check for any remaining Maoists.