Two Maoists killed at Telangana- Chhattisgarh border; CM Chandra Sekhar Rao cancels


At least two action committee members of the outlawed CPI (Maoists) party were killed in an encounter with the security forces at Kurrigutta in Mulugu district on Telangana- Chhattisgarh border in the wee hours of today. The police are yet to disclose the names of the deceased Naxalites. One police personnel was injured in the exchange of fire. He is being shifted to Hyderabad for treatment. Another encounter also took place in Bastar region of the Chattisgarh district. However, the details are yet to be disclosed by the police.

The Maoists party, in a press statement, said Naroti Damal, member of the Platoon Party Committee (PPC), a native of Jaraveda village of Gadchiroli district of Maharastra, Punem Bhadru of Peddakorma village of Bijapur district, and Sodi Ramal alias Santosh of Mallipadu village in the Basagudem area of Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh were killed in the shootout o.

Damal was an Area Committee Member (ACM, and belonged to the Central Regional Committee (CRC) company -2. The bodies have been reportedly shifted to hospital for the postmortem.

The police also recovered one SLR LMG, one AK-47 with bayonet, one SLR, a double-barrel gun, magazines of the weapons SLR LMG- 03, AK-47- 03 28 Rounds, SLR -02 24 Rounds, and explosive material from the spot.

Meanwhile, the erstwhile Warangal district tour of chief minister Chandrasekhar Rao today was cancelled reportedly due to security reasons. The Mulugu district was part of erstwhile Warangal district. Chief Minister was to visit the parkal mandalb to see the affected maize and chilli crops which was damaged due to unseasonal rains.

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