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Naxals, police exchange fire near Gondia, Maha

The police had cordoned off the area following a tip-off that Naxals were camping in the area.



Gondia: A team of C 60 battalion of police
on Thursday exchanged fire with a naxal platoon led by Commander
Dinesh near Msanjhurwa and Lalzhari villages under Duggipar
police station, in the district.

The police had cordoned off the area following a tip-off
that Naxals were camping in the area.

The Naxals opened fire seeing the police, official
sources said. Two Naxals are suspected to have been injured in
the shoot-out.

Police recovered 13 detonators, 10 kg of explosives, a
Motorola Walkie-Talkie and naxal literature.

Superintendent of Police Chandrakishore Meena said this
was the biggest encounter between the cops and the outlaws in
past few years in the district.

PTI

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