Director-General (DG) of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Kuldiep Singh, who’s in Chhattisgarh to watch the state of affairs following the Maoist assault, on Sunday mentioned that there was completely no intelligence or operational failure within the operation.
Around 25-30 Maoists had been additionally killed although the precise quantity is but to be ascertained, Mr Singh knowledgeable.
“There isn’t any level in saying that there was some form of intelligence or operational failure. Had it been some intelligence failure, forces would haven’t gone for the operation. And if there was some operational failure, so many Naxals would haven’t been killed,” DG CRPF informed information company ANI.
Speaking on casualties of Maoists within the encounter, Mr Singh mentioned, “Three tractors had been utilized by Naxals to hold the injured and the lifeless our bodies of Naxals from the positioning. It is hard to say proper now the precise variety of Naxals killed within the operation however it shouldn’t be lower than 25-30,” he added.
Mr Singh additionally mentioned he would meet the jawans who suffered accidents within the operation. Around seven CRPF personnel had been killed within the assault.
“I might be assembly the courageous jawans tomorrow who fought with Naxals,” the DG mentioned.
Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a top-level assembly with senior officers on the Bijapur encounter at his residence. Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, Director Intelligence (*30*) Arvind Kumar and senior CRPF officers additionally attended the meet.
At least 22 safety personnel misplaced their lives in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur assault on Saturday.
“22 safety personnel have misplaced their lives within the Naxal assault at Sukma-Bijapur in Chhattisgarh,” mentioned Bijapur Superintendent of Police Kamalochan Kashyap.
Around 31 sustained accidents within the encounter in Bijapur on Saturday, Chhattisgarh Police mentioned.