‘Naxal’ killed in Gadchiroli

Based on intelligence inputs about a gathering of Naxal cadres,police pressed into an operation.

Written by Express News Service | Nagpur | Published: May 21, 2013 1:58 am

An alleged Maoist cadre was killed in an encounter near Hetalkasa village in Malewada area of Kurkheda tahsil in north Gadchiroli on Sunday night.

“Based on intelligence inputs about a gathering of Naxal cadres,police pressed into an operation. Around 5.30 pm,a group of 50-60 Naxals opened fire at the police patrol,forcing the police to retaliate. With the police increasing pressure,the Naxals ran away. A search on the spot revealed a dead body of a Naxal and a large quantity of ammunition and arms,” a statement issued by the Gadchiroli police said.

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