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Two Maoists killed in gunfight in Bastar’s Sukma: C’garh police


“Two bodies of Maoists have been recovered till now. We have also recovered arms and ammunition from the spot,” said Inspector General of Police, Bastar range , Sundarraj P
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2021 10:05 AM IST

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Two suspected Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Sukma district of Bastar region on Tuesday.

Police said the exchange of fire took place at around 8am during a joint area domination operation by District Reserve Guard ( DRG) and Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF) near Gompad and Kanhaiguda jungles under Konta police station.


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“Two bodies of Maoists have been recovered till now. We have also recovered arms and ammunition from the spot,” said Inspector General of Police, Bastar range , Sundarraj P.

The IG added that a search for other Maoists is going on.

“One of the deceased, Kawasi Hunga, was a Maoist commander. The other body is yet to be identified,” said the IG. More details of gunfight are awaited as the team is still in the jungle, he added


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