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Chhattisgarh: Two Naxals killed in encounter

According to the state Director General of Police (anti-Naxal operations) Girdhari Nayak, the encounter broke out after Naxals opened fire at a patrolling party during an anti-Naxal cordon operation.

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The encounter took place on Friday morning (Express Photo: Devanand Sakharkar Chandrapur/Representational)

At least two Naxals were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district on Friday, reported news agency PTI. The encounter broke out in the jungles between Malepara and Murnar villages in Tadoki police station area, 200 km from Raipur.

According to the state Director General of Police (anti-Naxal operations) Girdhari Nayak, the encounter broke out after Naxals opened fire at a patrolling party during an anti-Naxal cordon operation.

The bodies of the Naxals are being identified. The police recovered two SLR rifles, a .303 rifle and a .315 rifle from the site, reported PTI.

(Inputs from PTI)