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Police, Naxal face-off in Warangal

A special police party had a face-off with Naxals at a forest area near Ponagadla village at Kothaguda mandal here on Thursday, police said.



Warangal: A special police party had a
face-off with Naxals at a forest area near Ponagadla village
at Kothaguda mandal here on Thursday, police said.

On a tip-off that the outlaws belonging to the Praja
Prathigatana group were holding a meeting in the forest, the
police team reached the spot and asked the Naxals to
surrender.

However, one of the ultras hurled a bomb at the police
party and in retaliation police opened fire, they said, adding
the outlaws managed to flee from the scene.

No causalities were reported and search operations are
continuing in the area, police said.

PTI

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