Two Dreaded Maoists Killed In Encounter In Chhattisgarh


Kanker: Two Maoists, including a “high value target” carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head and wanted in 39 cases of violence, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district on Monday, a senior police official said.

The other cadre was also wanted in connection with a number of Maoist incidents and carried a bounty of Rs 5 lakh, he said.

The gunfight took place at around 3 am in a forest surrounding Kadme village under Siksod police station limits when separate teams of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) and the Border Security Force (BSF) were out on an anti-Maoist operation, Inspector General of Police (Bastar Range) Sundarraj P said in a press conference here.

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