Charla: Maoists have come to react to the recent encounter. The Express bus and another private service of Telangana Hyderabad Depot were made by Maoists. The RTC bus was going to Jagdalpur from Hyderabad in Chhattisgarh district. Maoists stopped near the Kuthi village in the Durnapal police station in Sukuma district and left the passengers down.
The bus then crashed the diesel tank and oil was burned in the bus. Another private bus passing through the same route, Tippuru and a tractor were also burnt. When one of the passengers was watching, one was shot dead. The dead is assumed to be constable. Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district has reportedly been accused of involvement in an encounter on the 1st of this month. The passengers and drivers in the bus reportedly reached the nearby CRPF camp.