Maharashtra encounter: Two Naxals killed in Gadchiroli district

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Published: September 15, 2019 3:48:06 PM

On specific information, the security men went to the forest area and were conducting an anti-Naxal operation when the exchange of fire took place between the two sides, the police spokesperson said.

Maharashtra encounter, naxals killed in gadchiroli disctrict, Maharashtra police, Narkasa forest area, anti-Naxal operation in gadchiroliThe gun-battle took place in Narkasa forest area, located around 170 km from here, when commandos of C-60, a specialised anti-Naxal unit of Maharashtra police, were combing the area. (Representational photo PTI)

Two Naxals were killed in an encounter with police in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district on Sunday morning, a police official said. The gun-battle took place in Narkasa forest area, located around 170 km from here, when commandos of C-60, a specialised anti-Naxal unit of Maharashtra police, were combing the area, he said.

On specific information, the security men went to the forest area and were conducting an anti-Naxal operation when the exchange of fire took place between the two sides, the police spokesperson said.

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“Two Naxals were killed in the skirmish,” he said, adding that the deceased were yet to be identified. A large number of daily use items were recovered from the spot, he said.

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