Friday, December 21, 2007

ANDHRA: 2 women Naxals killed in EG dist

Saturday December 22 2007 08:14 IST

Express News Service

MAREDUMILLI: Two women Naxalites, suspected to be belonging to CPI (Maoist), were shot dead in an alleged exchange of fire near Tiger Camp in the Agency area on Friday.

The police recovered five weapons, including three 303 guns and two 12 bore guns from the spot.

According to District Superintendent of Police B Srinivasulu, the police and the dalam members exchanged fire at around 4.30 pm in the forests under Maredumilli police station limits.

The police seized nine kit bags from the site. The deceased are yet to be identified.

As the encounter took place just a few kilometres away from the police station, the police sounded an alert in the area and intensified combing operations in Rampachoda-varam division.

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