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4 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

"Four bodies of Maoists in uniform, one Insas rifle and two 303 rifle were recovered," said a CRPF official.

IANS Reported by: IANS Sukma (Chhattisgarh) Updated on: March 26, 2019 9:04 IST
4 Maoist killed in a gun battle in Chhattisgarh
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4 Maoist killed in a gun battle in Chhattisgarh (Representational Image)

Four Maoists were killed on Tuesday in a gun battle with a special unit of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, said the paramilitary unit.

The gunfight began around 6 a.m. when a Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) unit, was on a search mission in deep forested area around one kilometre from Bimapur in Jagargunda area.

"Four bodies of Maoists in uniform, one Insas rifle and two 303 rifle were recovered," said a CRPF official.

The specialised unit of the CRPF proficient in guerrilla tactics and jungle warfare continues with the deep combing of the forested area, he added.

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