Raipur: A jawan was killed and 3 others were injured when naxals attacked a police patrolling party in maoist-hit Konda Goan district of Chhattisgarh on Friday.

"The incident took place in Borgoan area of Keshkal town of the district at around 1 am," Konda Gaon SP Shravan said.

The patrolling party, comprising 7-8 contingents of district force, was on night duty in the region. When they reached near the last habitation of the town about 30-40 armed naxals opened indiscriminate firing on them. In retaliation, jawans also fired gun shots following which naxals fled to the core area of the forest.

“Constable Sanjay Mandavi was killed on the spot,” Shravan said. Those injured were identified as head constable Kamlesh Marapi, Assistant Constable Dhan Singh Netam and Amar Sachlam, the SP said.

(Agencies)

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