Andhra Pradesh: Two Naxals killed in encounter

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ANI Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India Mar 16, 2019, 12.48 PM (IST)

Two armed Naxals were neutralised in an encounter with troops of 198 Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Andhra Pradesh Police in Pedabayalu of Visakhapatnam district.

The encounter broke out at around 1:30 am on Saturday when the troops were out for area-specific input patrol.

One CRPF personnel sustained bullet injuries during the encounter and was shifted to a hospital in Vizag.

He is said to be out of danger. Security forces have recovered bodies of the neutralised Naxals along with two weapons. More details are awaited.

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One CRPF personnel sustained bullet injuries during the encounter and was shifted to a hospital in Vizag.