Two Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) staff, including an associate commandant, were killed in a Maoist assault in Narayanpur locale of Bastar area on Friday.
Police said the occurrence occurred when a group of 45th brigade of ITBP was out on a space control activity close to Kademeta camp which goes under Chhotedonger police headquarters.
Assessor General of Police (Bastar range), Sundarraj P, said that the faculty were assaulted by a little activity group of Maoists covering up close to the street, around 600 meters from Kademeta camp at 12.10pm.
“The gunfight proceeded for around 30 minutes,” he added.
The Maoists additionally plundered an AK-47 rifle a few impenetrable coats and a remote arrangement of the security work force and escaped from the spot. “Associate commandant Sudhakar Shinde (45) and right hand sub controller (ASI) Gurmukh Singh (40) were killed in the assault,” he said.
Shinde was a local of Nanded region of Maharashtra while Singh was from Rajkot, Punjab.
Prior in April, 22 security staff were killed in a gunfight with Maoists in Sukma locale.