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Three Maoists Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In Sukma, Huge Cache Of Arms Found

The Gun-battle Took Place Around 6 Pm In A Forest Near Tadmetla-Mukram Nullah Under Chintalnar Police Station Area When A Team Of Police's District Reserve Guard Was Out On Patrolling.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 14 Sep 2019, 10:38:49 PM
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New Delhi:

The bodies of three Maoists were recovered following an encounter with the District Reserve Guard (DRG) near Tadmetla in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Saturday. A huge cache of arms, including one INSAS weapon, was recovered from the spot, according to news agency ANI.

The gun-battle took place around 6 pm in a forest near Tadmetla-Mukram nullah under Chintalnar police station area when a team of police's District Reserve Guard was out on patrolling, Deputy Inspector General (anti-naxal operations) Sundarraj P told news agency PTI. On getting information that Maoists had dug up a roadnear Tadmetla, security forces had launched the operation inthe area, he said. 

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First Published : 14 Sep 2019, 09:53:15 PM