Karnataka: Police open fire at Naxals

Mangalore: Anti-Naxal police on Sunday fired at a group of ultras at Palligadde in Dakshina Kannada district but they managed to escape, police said.

The police team was maintaining vigil on an information that a group of Naxals visited some houses in the village on August 30 and August 31, a fact confirmed by locals.

When police spotted the Naxals, they opened fire, but the outlaws managed to escape, police said.

It was not known whether any Naxal was injured or whether they returned the fire.