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Maharashtra: Naxals, police exchange fire in Gadchiroli

A group of Naxals came to rest on a hill near Kudum village. An encounter ensued around 8.30 am. Unable to cope with our firepower, they fled,” said Ravindra Kadam, in-charge Inspector General of Police (Anti-Naxal Operation).

| Nagpur | Updated: July 12, 2019 2:03:26 pm
naxals attack, Gadchiroli naxals, maharashtra naxals attack, Etapalli tahsil, indian express news “We had started an operation on Wednesday in Surjagad hills with three C60 commando parties,” said Ravindra Kadam

Naxals and the Gadchiroli Police commandos exchanged fire in a remote hilly area of Etapalli tahsil on Thursday morning.

“We had started an operation on Wednesday in Surjagad hills with three C60 commando parties. A group of Naxals came to rest on a hill near Kudum village. An encounter ensued around 8.30 am. Unable to cope with our firepower, they fled,” said Ravindra Kadam, in-charge Inspector General of Police (Anti-Naxal Operation).

“…It appeared to be Company 10 of the CPI(Maoist)… We do not know about any possible casualty on their side,” he added.

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