A particular fight unit of the Gadchiroli police in Maharashtra killed 14 Maoists and injured a number of others in an encounter in Kaswapur jungle close to Indrawati river adjoining Chhattisgarh, in south Gadchiroli, some 400 km south of Nagpur on Sunday morning.
In accordance with experiences, an elite anti-Naxal squad of the Gadchiroli police known as C-60 stormed a gathering of the ultra-left rebels within the jungle and engaged the Maoists in a gun struggle.
“A minimum of 14 suspected Maoists, together with two senior activists, have been killed within the operation,” stated Sharad Shelar, inspector normal of police (IGP), Nagpur vary.
The useless Maoists are but to be recognized. Police suspect that the divisional committee members of the south Gadchiroli committee, Sainath and Srinu have been amongst these killed.
A minimum of 10 Maoists have been injured within the encounter that raged over three hours. However the rebels managed to hold away all of the injured from the encounter web site.
“The realm has been cordoned off after the incident and a large search operation is on within the jungle,” Shelar stated.
Maharashtra’s director normal of police (DGP) Satish Mathur congratulated the C-60 crew of Gadchiroli police that participated within the encounter.
The Gadchiroli police have killed at the very least 25 Maoists in several encounters within the district since January this 12 months.