Saturday, October 14, 2006

5 Naxals killed in encounter in AP

5 Naxals killed in encounter in AP

Hyderabad, Sept 15: Five Naxalites, including a top leader, were killed in an encounter with police in Warangal district of Andhra Pradesh today.

The exchange of fire took place near Oorattam village in the extremist-infested Tadvai mandal when Maoists were returning after holding a meeting in the nearby forest area, police said here.

CPI (Maoist) secretary of Mahadevpur area, Madhu, was among those killed.

Police have recovered an AK-47 gun, some ammunition and kitbags from the encounter spot.

Source: Chennai Online



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