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Two dozen naxals arrested

Raipur: As many as two dozen naxals have been arrested in two separate operations in Bastar division in Chhattisgarh, police said on Thursday.

Acting on a tip-off, police picked up a total of 15 Naxalites from the Begalpur forest area in Dantewada district, Superintendent of Police Rahul Sharma said, adding that they were being interrogated.

On receiving an information about Naxal activity near Parakorma village in Bijapur district, a police unit on Wednesday cornered Naxalities in a forest near the village and held nine of them.

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