Six Maoists killed in encounter on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border

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Hyderabad, Dec 27 : Six Maoists were allegedly killed in an exchange of gunfire with security forces at a forest area on the Telangana-Chhattisgarh border area on Monday morning, police said.

The incident took place between 0630 hours and 0700 hours at South Bastar area under Sukma district (Telangana-Chhattisgarh border) when the police party had carried combing operation in the forest area on a piece of tip-off information, according to Bhadradri Kothagudem district police.

It was a joint operation by Telangana and Chhattisgarh police.

According to information received here, recovered six bodies from the spot and also weapons.

A combing operation is continuing and additional forces were also deployed.

Further details are awaited.


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