Naxals attack police in Chhattisgarh’s Raigarh
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Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 16:12
Raigarh: Police on Wednesday claimed to have injured a few Naxals in an encounter in Raigarh district of the Chhattisgarh state.

District Superintendent of Police, Rahul Sharma, said that a group of around 30 Naxals attacked police team which was conducting a combing operation near Pardhiyapali village this morning.

Police returned the fire, and the Naxals, outnumbered, fled from the spot, he said. It is suspected that they left for neighbouring Mahasamund district.

Earlier, the police had received information that Naxals were holding a meeting at the village.

Police surmised from the blood stains on the spot that some of the Naxals must have been wounded, he added. No policeman was injured.

Police also recovered an SLR rifle and 19 live rounds from the spot.


First Published: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 16:12

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