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4 BSF Personnel Killed By Maoists In India’s Chhattisgar

New Delhi: Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed and two others were wounded on Thursday in a gun battle with Maoists in Chhattisgarh, the BSF said.

The troopers were deployed in Pakhanjur, Kanker, area when they came under attack from the Maoists with improvised explosive devices (IEDs), triggering an exchange of fire, a BSF statement said.

“Maoists also suffered casualties,” the statement said, adding that the area had been cordoned off. The injured BSF troopers were evacuated to a hospital.