Monday, April 27, 2009

Two Naxals killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, Apr 25 (PTI) Two Naxalites were killed today in an encounter with police and large amount of ammunition recovered from them in Bijapur district.
"Naxalites fired at a team of policemen and special officers on patrolling duty when they reached near Bodla Pusnar," District Superintendent of Police Ankit Garg told PTI.

The police fired in retaliation following which two Naxalites were killed, Garg said.

Police have recovered a .12 bore rifle, one hand grenade, 38 detonators and other ammunition in large quantities from the spot, he said.

No one from the security men was injured in the gunfight, he said.

During the first phase of elections here on April 16, seven persons on poll duty including two CRPF jawans were killed by the Naxalities in Rajnandangaon. PTI

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