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Two naxals killed in encounter with police in Gadchiroli

The personnel of DSMD squad of the anti-naxal forces engaged in scanning the road with metal detector at Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. File photo   | Photo Credit: S. Sudarshan

At least two Naxals were killed on Wednesday in an encounter with the police in a forest in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, a senior official said.

The exchange of fire took place when C-60 commandos of the Gadchiroli Police were conducting an anti-Naxal operation in the Jambia gatta forest around 6.30 am, he said.

"Two ulltras have been killed and a search operation is underway in the forest area," the official added.


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