ANDHRA PRADESH

Two naxals killed in exchange of fire

Staff Reporter

WARANGAL: Two naxalites were killed in an exchange of fire with police in the early hours of Thursday in the forest area of Pasara in Govindaraopet mandal.

According to police, the two naxals were speeding on a bike around 3.30 a.m. and were spotted by the police near Motlagudem hamlet. The police patrolling party tried to stop them to verify their identity.

However, the naxals sped fast firing at the police. The police too opened fire killing them on the spot. Later, the police recovered two pistols and the bike.

The deceased naxals were identified as S. Babu of Buttaigudem and D. Pochamallu of Chintagudem and were members of Pratighatana group of naxals.

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