RAIPUR: A woman Naxal was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh 's Kabirdham district on Sunday, police said.
The skirmish took place near Suratiya village around 1pm when a team of the district reserve guard (DRG) was out on a counter-insurgency operation, deputy inspector general (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P said. Acting on inputs about the presence of ultras in Taregaon area, the DRG launched the operation in the area, located around 160 km away from Raipur , he said.
The killed ultra was identified as Jugni, a member of 'vistaar platoon' no. 3 (expansion team) of Maoists, he said.