Saturday, August 15, 2009

Four naxals killed in police encounter in Chhattisgarh

Updated on Tuesday, August 11, 2009, 16:25 IST Tags:Naxalites, Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Four naxals were killed in a police encounter in Bijapur district of Chhattishgarh.

The Maoists were killed in Mirtur jungles near Kakodi canal area, in retaliatory fire after they opened fire on a patrol team including personnel from STF and district police force, state Inspector General R K Vij told reporters.


The police team was sent to the Bastar region under an anti-naxal operation carried out to flush out Maoists from the state, Vij said.

Several explosives and arms including pistols, tiffin bombs and hand grenades were also recovered from the site, he added.

Bureau Report

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