Chhattisgarh Maoist attack: Bodies of 18 jawans recovered at encounter site, toll rises to 23

    Twenty two security personnel were killed and 30 others injured in the gunfight with Maoists between Jonaguda and Tekalguda villages along the border of Sukma and Bijapur districts on Saturday. One jawan is still missing (Reuters)

    "My thoughts are with the families of those martyred while fighting Maoists in Chhattisgarh. The sacrifices of the brave martyrs will never be forgotten. May the injured recover at the earliest," the prime minister said in a tweet.


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