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5 Naxals including 3 women killed in encounter in Gadchiroli

At least five Naxals, including three women cadres were killed on Sunday in an encounter with the Maharashtra police in Gyarapatti area of Gadchiroli district.

ANI | Gadchiroli (Maharashtra) | Updated: 18-10-2020 22:11 IST | Created: 18-10-2020 22:11 IST
5 Naxals including 3 women killed in encounter in Gadchiroli
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At least five Naxals, including three women cadres were killed on Sunday in an encounter with the Maharashtra police in Gyarapatti area of Gadchiroli district.

The anti-Naxal Operation was executed by Superintendent of Police Manish Kalwania and Deputy Superintendent of Police Bhausaheb Dhole.

"The C60 soldiers opened fire at Naxals while the Naxals retaliated. C60 soldiers were successful in killing five Naxalites. The anti-Naxal operation has been intensified in the area. Those killed include two men and three women," police said. (ANI)

Also Read: Maha: Five Naxals killed in gunbattle with cops in Gadchiroli


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