Naxals on Thursday opened indiscriminate fire near the camp of Chhattisgarh Armed Force in Naraynpur district, killing four jawans and leaving another injured.
Some jawans of the force were involved in their regular chores near the camp of the 16th battalion of the Force in Bharaghati village when the Naxals started firing at them killing four jawans and leaving another injured, Ram Niwas (ADG) Naxal operations said.
After hearing the gunshots, jawans in the camp retaliated after which the Naxals fled from the spot.
The Naxals also decamped with two weapons of the jawans, the senior officer said.
Senior officials have left for the spot.