Chhattisgarh police has confirmed that during the intervening night of 26th and 27th May 2023 troops of 178 Bn BSF and Kanker Police were out on night ambush and search operations from Mendra camp.
At around 2100 hrs there was an exchange of fire between the troops and the forces near Urpanjhur jungles.
DRG team from Badgaoan was send for reinforcement.
On searching the spot during the first light in the morning of 27th May, an injured female Maoist cadre along with one single shot weapon were spotted. Forces are searching the area and trying to evacuate the injured Maoist.
One BSF jawan Vikas Singh sustained minor injury during the exchange of fire. The condition of injured BSF jawan is normal and out of danger.
The initial identification of injured female naxal cadre is established as RKB Divisional cadre Fagni. She is wife of Madanwada LOS Commander Vinod.
Searching operations are intensified in the nearby areas.
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