Left-wing extremist attack: Sikh jawan took off his turban to bandage wounds of colleague hit with bullets

A Sikh security personal from CRPF took off his turban to cover the bleeding wounds of a fellow jawan even after a bullet pierced through him, both of them were among the police officers attacked by left-wing extremists in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Senior Police officer told a local journalist Ritesh Mishra that both of them had bullet injuries.

RK Vij is an Indian Police Services officer posted in Chhattisgarh. He talked about the comradery among the CRPF officers, We will go above and beyond expected of us. Sikh Commando Balraj Singh removed his turban (Symbol of Sikh faith: Something with the highest respect and not to be removed) to save the life of the fellow officer Abhishek Pandey. Both officers are safe now and recuperating in Hospital.

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23 security personal have lost their lives in India’s Chhattisgarh in a Far left-wing extremists (Naxal) attack and around 31 officers sustained injuries.

An encounter broke out between security forces and left-wing extremists (Naxals) along the Sukma-Bijapur border in the state of Chhattisgarh on Saturday after a group of police personals was ambushed by Maoists left-wing extremists near Jonnaguda village around noon.