Two Naxals killed in police encounter in Gadchiroli

Updated: Sep 25, 2019, 09:48 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Gadchiroli

The gun-battle took place in Narkasa forest area, located around 170 km from here, when commandos of C-60, a specialised anti-Naxal unit of Maharashtra police, were combing the area

This image has been used for representational purpose
This image has been used for representational purpose

Gadchiroli: In an encounter at Gadchiroli with police officials, two Naxals were killed on Sunday. The encounter took place in Gyarapatti jungle area which falls under Korchi Taluka in the district.

According to the police, the gunbattle took place during the night when commandos of C-60, a specialised anti-Naxal Unit of Maharashtra police, were combing the area. A large number of daily use items were also recovered from the incident spot. Presently, the police are making efforts to identify the deceased.

On Saturday, six Naxals were killed in three separate encounters with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region. The encounters took place in Sukma, Bijapur and Dantewada districts

Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from PTI

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