Chhattisgarh: Seven Naxals killed in encounter in Rajnandgaon

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WION Web Team New Delhi, India Aug 03, 2019, 10.38 AM (IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

Seven Naxals have been killed on Saturday in an encounter with District Reserve Guard (DRG) in Chhattisgarh.

''Seven Naxals killed in an encounter with District Reserve Guard (DRG) in Sitagota jungle under Bagnadi Police Station in Rajnandgaon. Arms and ammunition recovered. Operation is still underway,'' DM Awasthi, Director General of Police of Chhattisgarh said.

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Arms and ammunition have also been recovered from the site.

The operation its till underway. More details are awaited.

Earlier, a Naxal commander was killed in an encounter with police in Bhadradri Kottagudem district of Telangana.