Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), Feb 7 (UNI) Naxalites today opened fire on the helicopter that had come to airlift bodies of slain jawans in Dantewada district’s Bhejji area, police said. However, no casualty was reported.
Police said an encounter between security forces and the ultras followed the naxalite attack. Nine jawans had been killed and nine were injured in a landmine explosion yesterday. The injured were airlifted to a hospital in Vishakhapatnam yesterday. The helicopter had gone to airlift the bodies of deceased jawans