Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Two Naxals killed in Chhattisgarh; another ends life

Published: July 6,2009

Raipur , Jul 6 Two Naxals were today shot dead in an encounter in Chhattisgarh&aposs Narayanpur district as another Maoist committed suicide by consuming poison in a separate incident, police said.

"Two Naxalities including their commander Jairam were killed in an encounter near Chinari village of Narayanpur district," Additional Director General of Police (Naxals) Pawan Dev said.

The duo were killed when police retaliated firing by the Naxalities, he said, adding pipe bombs, weapons, and detonators.

were recovered from them.

In a separate incident, Dev said a Naxal commander committed suicide by consuming poison in Balrampur district.

The body of the deceased, Chhattan Singh, was recovered from Chalgali village, bordering Jharkhand.

According to police, some unresolved issues between Naxalities in Chhattisgarh and Orissa may be the reason behind the outlaw&aposs suicide.

Source: PTI

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