Four Maoists Killed On Telangana-Chhattisgarh Border
Four Maoists were killed during an exchange of fire between Maoists and Police in Telangana’s Mulugu district, close to Chhattisgarh border on Tuesday. This has occured in Karragatta forest in Venkatapuram (Nuguru) mandal in the early hours of the day.
On the other side, a member of Greyhounds, the elite anti-Maoist force of Telangana, was also injured in the operation.
Further, he was airlifted to Hanamkonda, where he was admitted to a hospital.
Sources said, the police personnel engaged in combing operation came face to face with a group of extremist who refused to surrender, rather they opened fire on Police. Police retaliated. With this, 4 Maoists were killed.
Police recovered an INSAS assault rifle from encounter site.
The joint combing operations by the police of both the states continued in the forest area amid reports about the presence of top Maoist leaders in the region.