Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Naxal killed in encounter

29 Dec 2008, 2016 hrs IST, PTI

HYDERABAD: An unidentified Naxal was killed allegedly in an exchange of fire with police on Andhra-Chattisgarh border on Monday.

A special police party on combing operation exchanged firing with Maoists in deep forest on Andhra-Chhattisgarh border, police sources said.

The exchage of fire took place between Cherla police station in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh and Pamedu police station in Chattisgarh state, sources said.

In the ensuing firing one Maoist, who is yet to be identified, died and five to six Naxalites managed to escape.

The police suspect that the deceased Maoist is member of Pamedu dalam active in Chattisgarh state. A claremore mine, grenade and kitbags recovered from the spot.

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