Seven Maoists killed in Chhatisgarh

Seven Maoists killed in Chhatisgarh


Seven Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, police said.

The exchange of fire occurred around 6 am in the forest near Sitagota village under Baghnadi police station area, when a team of the District Reserve Guard was out on an anti-Naxal operation, said the Deputy Inspector General (anti-Naxal operations), Mr. Sundarraj P.

Seven bodies along with a huge cache of weapons, including one AK-47, had been found from the encounter spot, he said.

Search operations are still on, he added.