Seven maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Updated: Aug 26, 2019, 10:33 IST | mid-day online correspondent

The exchange of fire occurred around 6 am in the forest near Sitagota village under Baghnadi police station area

Seven maoists killed in Chhattisgarh
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Raipur: Around seven Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday at 6 am.

The exchange of fire occurred around 6 am in the forest near Sitagota village under Baghnadi police station area when a team of District Reserve Guard (DRG) was out on an anti-Naxal operation, Deputy Inspector General (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P told PTI.

Seven bodies along with a huge cache of weapons, including one AK-47, have been found from the spot so far. Further details are awaited as search operations are still on.

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