ANI’s tweet reveals that at least seven Naxalites were killed in an encounter between Naxals and security forces in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli on Wednesday morning.
A sudden gush of Naxal activities was reported in Gadchiroli for the last 10 days. The left extremists killed a number of seven people including two policemen and injuring five others. Top police officials rushed to Gadchiroli and camped there to monitor the chances of counter-insurgency operations. Last month, a police jawan was killed and another was injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals at Kotgul in Gadchiroli district.
Separately, one security personnel was injured during an encounter between security forces and Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Kondagaon. The injured security personnel was being airlifted to Raipur.