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7 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

International Desk |
Update: 2019-08-03 4:55:24 PM
7 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh
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Seven Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh today, police said.

The exchange of fire happened at around 6 am in the forest near Sitagota village under Baghnadi police station area, when a team of District Reserve Guard or DRG were out on an anti-Maoist operation, Deputy Inspector General (anti-Maoist operations) Sundarraj P told news agency Press Trust of India.

"So far, bodies of seven Maoists along with a huge cache of weapons, including one AK-47, have been found from the spot," he said.

Further details are awaited as search operations are still on, he added.

BDST: 1655 HRS, AUG 3, 2019

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