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Naxalite killed in police firing February 26, 2007

Posted by naxalwatch in Uncategorized.

Raipur: A naxalite was killed and a policeman injured in a gun battle between naxalites and a police party on Saturday at Pedametta village, about 450 km from here.

Bijapur District Superintendent of Police Ratan Lal Dangi told PTI on Sunday that on receiving information that Abujhmad Dalam group of naxalites would be holding a meeting at Pedametta, the police party raided the area.

Following this an exchange of fire between the police and the naxalites took place for over an hour, the senior official said.

The police recovered 25 landmines, three hand grenades and one weapon from the encounter site, he said.



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