Two women Naxals dead in encounter with police
Raipur: Two women Naxals were shot dead in an encounter with security forces in the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh Saturday afternoon, police said.
Kanker Superintendent of Police Rahul Bhagat said over phone that the shootout took place in the forest near Tekameta village.
A team of district police force and Border Security Force, which had been dispatched to the area following information about Naxal activities, came under fire near the village, Bhagat said.
The Naxals fled when the security forces retaliated. Later, bodies of two women Naxal cadres and two rifles were seized from the spot.
Bhagat also said that going by the blood stains on the ground and eye-witness accounts, at least ten Naxals were injured in the shootout.
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