Sunday, November 22, 2009

Naxal killed in encounter, 11 arrested

Raipur, Nov 21 (PTI) A Maoist was killed in an encounter with security personnel in the Naxal-affected Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh and 11 other left extremists were arrested from different places in the state, police said today.

A Naxal was killed in a clash with security personnel who were conducting a search operation in the forest near Gogunda village yesterday, Superintendent of Police Amaresh Mishra said.

In another encounter with the Maoists, seven naxals have been arrested from a forest near Pordem village in the district, Mishra said adding, arms and ammunition were also recovered from their possession.

In a similar operation, four wanted naxals were arrested from the forests of Taroki in Kanker district yesterday, police said.

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