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3 Naxals Killed in Encounter in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma District

The gun-battle took place around 6 pm in a forest near Tadmetla-Mukram nullah under Chintalnar police station area.

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Three naxals were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district late on Saturday, 14 September, the police said.

The gun-battle took place around 6 pm in a forest near Tadmetla-Mukram nullah under Chintalnar police station area when a team of the police's District Reserve Guard was out on patrolling, Deputy Inspector General (anti-naxal operations) Sundarraj P told PTI.

On getting information that naxals had dug up a road near Tadmetla, security forces had launched the operation in the area, he said.

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