Agartala: Apr 04: Atleast 22 jawans were killed and 31 were injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chattisgarh on Saturday. The security forces in Chhattisgarh had launched an operation along the Sukma- Bikapur border. 22 Jawans lost their lives while one soldier is still missing.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah took to Twitter to express his condolences for the families of the fallen soldiers. “ I bow to the sacrifices of our brave security personnel martyred while fighting Maoists in Chhattisgarh. Nation will never forget their valour. My condolences are with their families. We will continue our fight against these enemies of peace and progress. May injured recover soon”.
On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had wished the injured jawans a speedy recovery and also expressed condolences for the families of te soldiers who died in the encounter.