Maha: Naxal killed in encounter in Gadchiroli

An alleged Naxal was killed in encounter with police on Thursday in Bezarpalli area in Sironcha taluka of Gadchiroli district.

Last Updated: Jan 12, 2012, 21:51 PM IST

Nagpur: An alleged Naxal was killed in
encounter with police on Thursday in Bezarpalli area in Sironcha
taluka of Gadchiroli district, police said.

The shoot-out between a group of naxals and a police
platoon lasted about 45 minutes before the ultras fled, said
the police.

A body of a naxal was recovered from the site.
Police also claimed that at least four to five naxals must
have been wounded seriously.

Police also recovered a 303 rifle, a country-made pistol
and 29 rounds besides a grenade.

PTI