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Maharashtra: Encounter between police and Naxals in Gadchiroli, no casuality reported

The Inspector General of Police said that the encounter began at 8.30 am in Surjagad hills today. No casualties have been reported from either side. 

After Gadchiroli encounter: Fearing Maoists, brothers stay away; villagers unsure about their safety

Brothers Vishnu and Sadhu Doke Lekami, sons of Gundurwahi village Patil Doke Lekami, are in contact with police. But they have not been seen in the village following an encounter between police and Maoists on April 27.


Gadchiroli encounter: 'Missing' Lekami brothers hiding from Naxals, says SP

According to the villagers, one of the brothers had reportedly given a lift to senior Naxal cadre Ramko Narote and her aide Shilpa Dhurva on his motorcycle while the two ladies were walking along a road in the area before they were killed in the encounter on April 27.

15 commandos and their driver killed in Gadchiroli as Naxals set off landmine

The Indian Express has learnt that the target was a Quick Response Team (QRT) from the Kurkheda police station sent to investigate the torching of the vehicles at a construction site on the National Highway in the area.

No poison found in recovered bodies of 18 Maoists after Gadchiroli encounter, say police

A total of 40 people had died in the two operations by the Gadchiroli police on April 23 and April 24. While the first operation near Kasnasur had resulted in 34 deaths of alleged Maoists, the second at Nainar had lead to six deaths.

Gadchiroli operations: Maoists don’t name missing Gattepalli villagers among dead

The five lists include one issued by Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee from Bijapur of Chhattisgarh, which names 33 dead and mentions eight as “militia members”.


Gadchiroli ambush: Post-mortem reports show 12 fell to bullets, eight died of drowning

Gadchiroli ambush: The reports for 15 women and five men, written and signed by seven doctors at the civil hospital, reveal that most suffered multiple bullet injuries, causing ruptures in critical parts such as lungs, heart and head. All 20 were wearing green shirts and trousers, they say.

Gadchiroli: 15 days & counting, this village waits for its missing

Police have claimed that elite C-60 commandos fired 12-13 grenades at the Maoist camp, located on a rocky island in the middle of the Indravati river, from two flanks, thus trapping them.

Cadres killed in fake encounter at Gadchiroli: Maoists

In a press release issued in Telugu, the Maoists alleged that with the help of informers, security personnel poisoned the food of the cadres.

Gadchiroli encounter: Reworked strategy, better equipment led to success

While 46 encounters took place in 2017, there were 36 in 2016 and 30 in 2015. Until March this year, 19 encounters have already been held.