There is a big attack of Naxalites in Chhattisgarh. A Naxalite shooting in Sukma shot 17 soldiers while 14 were wounded. DRG-STF soldiers have experienced such a tremendous loss for the first time. There is the news of 17 soldiers being martyred in this Naxalite clash on Saturday. The soldiers to be martyred include the group of STF and DRG.
As per the media reports…
- In this incident, 14 soldiers are harmed, who have been transferred to Raipur with the help of a helicopter. For the first time in the history of Bastar, the soldiers of DRG i.e.
- District Reserve Guard has suffered such a big sacrifice. Of the 17 soldiers killed, 12 are from DRG. The DRG is a team of security forces formed by local youths, which has been most effective against Naxalites. Naxalites also looted 15 weapons of the soldiers, including AK-47, INSAS, LMG and UBGL.
What is the complete occurrence..?
- Actually, the conflict of a bloody encounter between the police and the Naxalites came up at 2.30 pm on Saturday.
- The conflict is in Chintagufa area of Korajguda where the equipped forces and the police started joint action against the Naxalites.
- In this operation, the Police District Reserve Guard (DRG), Special Task Force and COBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) unit took the front together.
- The joint team was informed about the hiding of Naxalites near Almagunda. On the basis of this report, the joint team from its Chintagufa, Burkapal and Timelwada camps started major action on the Naxalites.
What are Naxals arguing for..?
The Naxalites have often targeted group, police and state mechanics in what they say is a struggle for enhanced property rights and more jobs for neglected agricultural labourers and the poor.
Who are Naxals in India..?
A Naxal or Naxalite is a division of any political party that claims the legacy of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist), established in Calcutta in 1969. … Naxalites are recognised far-left radical comrades, supportive of Mao Zedong’s political philosophy.
How many Naxals are there in India..?
People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) is the armed wing of the CPI (Maoists), or Naxals, as they are commonly called in India. A number of Marxist well-armed groups are operating in other states with Maoist appearance. Their exact numbers are not known but various surveys put PLGA strength among 8,000 and 10,000