COBRA

  • Two CoBRA jawans injured in antiNaxal operation in Sukma July 6, 2014

    Two CoBRA jawans were injured in a gunbattle between security forces and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgencyhit Sukma district on Sunday. The jawans received minor injuries in the firing that took place in the restive Karikunda forests of Bhejji region, Sukma Additional Superintendent of Police Neeraj Chandrakar said. A joint team of CoBRA's...
  • CoBRA jawan injured in faceoff with Naxals February 16, 2014

    A CoBRA jawan was injured on Sunday in an encounter between security forces and Naxalites in Maoisthit Bijapur district, police said. The faceoff took place in the forests under Basaguda police station limits early this morning, Bijapur Superintendent of Police Prashant Agrawal said. A joint squad of CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute...
  • CRPF jawan killed in Naxal encounter in Jharkhand September 3, 2013

    Ranchi: A CRPF commando was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with Naxalites in Jharkhand's Chaibasa district. Sources said a joint squad of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police had begun an operation in the jungles of the district last night in hunt of some top Naxal commanders. "A commando...
  • CRPF 'CoBRA' faces snake trouble! February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Ironic it may sound, elite antinaxal commando squad CoBRA, which was named after one of the most venomous reptiles, is now facing incidence of snake bites among its personnel posted in deep jungles. Ten battalions of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) are deployed in the dense jungles...
  • Naxalites attack CRPF's CoBRA camp, 1 held December 5, 2011

    Gaya: A suspected Naxalite was injured after a group of heavilyarmed Naxalites attacked a CRPF's CoBRA battalion camp in Bihar's Gaya district, police said on Monday. After a three hour encounter, the suspected ultra was arrested last night while he was found lying injured outside the camp under Dumaria police station...
  • Operation againsts Naxals on, 6 commandoes killed September 20, 2009

    Dantewada: Security personnel on Saturday recovered the bodies of six members of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)'s elite Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) Battalion, including an Assistant Commandant, who went missing during Friday's major antiNaxal operation in the dense forests of Chintagufa and Palachalma in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. State Director...