Police, naxals exchange fire in Telangana , search operations underway to nab ultras

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An exchange of fire took place between members of banned outfit CPI(Maoist) and police personnel in Telangana's Bhadradri-Kothagudem district on Wednesday morning.

 

As per the report, an extensive search operation was launched to nab the ultras who fled.

According to the official reoort, the exchange of fire (EoF) occurred in the Mallepallitogu forest area at 9 am.

“On noticing police movement, the Maoists numbering around 30, escaped leaving behind their goods, Bhadradri-Kothagudem District Superintendent of Police Sunil Dutt said.

He said 500 personnel in 25 teams were conducting search operations in Manuguru forest area following a tip off that Maoists sneaked into Telangana from neighbouring Chhattisgarh, when the incident occurred.

As per the report, extensive combing was on in the area to nab the ultras, who escaped.

 

With inputs from PTI

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