Four Naxals, one police jawan killed in encounter

Four naxalites and a police jawan were killed in an encounter between the ultras and the security personnel in Sindesur forest of Maharashtra`s Gadchiroli district on Friday.

Last Updated: Apr 12, 2013, 16:48 PM IST

Gadchiroli: Four naxalites and a police jawan were killed in an encounter between the ultras and the security personnel in Sindesur forest of Maharashtra`s Gadchiroli district on Friday.
Acting on a tip-off, C-60 commando force of the district police combed Sindesur forest area in Dhanora taluka following which an encounter took place, police said.
Four Naxals and a police jawan were killed and two civilians sustained injuries in the gun battle, they said.

Rescue operations were still on in the forest area, they said.

PTI