Wednesday, November 11, 2009

7 Maoists killed near AP border

Express News Service

First Published : 11 Nov 2009 05:15:00 AM ISTLast Updated :

BHADRACHALAM: Seven Maoists were killed on Tuesday in an exchange of fire with the police at Kistapuram forest region in Chhattisgarh, 10 km from the Andhra border.

According to information reaching here, the Andhra and Chhattisgarh police, who were searching the area as part of Operation Green Hunt, received intelligence inputs that the Maoists were assembling at a certain location in the forest.

When the police surrounded the Naxalites, the latter opened fire in an attempt to break free. In the gunbattle that followed, seven Maoists were killed. The police seized two SLRs, three 303 rifles and land mines from the place

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