Raipur, June 28 (ANI): Police and paramilitary forces in Raipur have paid homage to soldiers killed in a gunbattle with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Kanker District.
Lauding the sacrifice of the soldiers, State Home Minister Nanki Ram Kanwar said: "Our soldiers have killed many Maoists and I think that is our biggest achievement."
"No, the Maoists haven't become strong, now we are killing ten instead of two rebels, then how they become strong, their advantage is they hide after an attack and yet they are not as strong as us," he added.
Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed and three injured in a Naxal ambush in Kanker district
While four BSF personnel and a Special Police officer (SPO) were injured in the gunbattle, the police claimed that the body of a Naxalite was also recovered from the encounter spot.
A .303 rifle and 25 kg of improvised explosive device (IED) were recovered from the spot of encounter. (ANI)