Raipur: A Naxal has been killed in the
gunfight with security forces that broke out yesterday in the
dense forests of Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada district, police
The body of the cadre was recovered by police along
with some Naxal literature, a gun and explosives, a senior
Police cremated the body today.
A joint team of STF, district police force and Koya
Commandos had gone to the area under Kirandul police station
yesterday in pursuit of a Naxal commander and his associates,
Chhattisgarh Police had said.
Though Additional Director General of Police Ramnivas
said some Naxals were killed in the firing, he, however, did
not specify the number.
Naxalites are known to carry away bodies of colleagues
killed in encounters.