The jawan who hails from Jammu is being brought to the Tarrem camp of the Central Reserve Police Force located in Bijapur, a senior officer of the paramilitary said.
Most of the injuries had resulted due to shots from modern weapons or barrels from which a projectile is propelled through rapid burning of gunpowder.
In a statement, released by CPI (Maoist) spokesperson Vikalp, the ultras demanded that the government appoint a mediator to secure the safe release of the abducted soldier.
The advantage with State Police remaining in charge is its strong connect with local population which is key in the fight against Maoists.
The vehicles coming from these States are being checked thoroughly.
After the 2017 Burkapal encounter, security forces are employing various strategies to counter the influence and movement of Maoists.
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A pall of gloom descended on the native villages of the two CRPF jawans on hearing their martyrdom in the Maoist attack.
The outfit demanded the removal of camps of armed forces from conflict-ridden areas, revoking the ban imposed on Maoists and the release of their party leaders languishing in jails.
Deepak Bharadwaj was leading the joint party of forces that was trapped in the Maoist ambush. When he got no information till late night about his son, a worried Radhelal left home for Bijapur.
Armed forces repeatedly falling prey to this tactic attacked when they have been in the field for over 24 hours and at their vulnerable worst due to exhaustion raises some serious questions.
Local mediapersons in south Bastar reached ground zero at Teklaguda on Sukma-Bijapur border and located several bodies of the security personnel lying on the ground within the periphery of one km.
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With one of the team of security forces involved in the intelligence-based operation yet to return, the reinforcements have been rushed to the area and the search operation further intensified.
The incident happened when security forces were sent on the intelligence-based anti-Maoist operations from three different directions along the Bijapur-Sukma border area on Friday night.
They have been accused of furthering the activities of the proscribed CPI (Maoist) in Andhra Pradesh in the guise of frontal organisations