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PM Modi said his thoughts are with the families of those killed while fighting Maoists. (File)

New Delhi:

Condoling the death of security personnel in an encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said their sacrifices will never be forgotten.

“My thoughts are with the families of those martyred while fighting Maoists in Chhattisgarh. The sacrifices of the brave martyrs will never be forgotten. May the injured recover at the earliest,” PM Modi said in a tweet.

Five security personnel were killed and 12 others injured in an encounter with Maoista in a forest along the border between Bijapur and Sukma districts of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, police officials said.

The body of a woman Maoist was also recovered from the encounter spot, they added.




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