4 Naxals killed in encounter near Odisha-Chhattisgarh border

Malkangiri: Four Naxals were killed in an exchange of fire in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh. Four AK 47 rifles and a huge cache of ammunition seized from them, informed Rajnandgaon SP.

As per reports, acting on a tip-off about the presence of ultras in the forest, security forces had launched a combing operation.

When the patrolling team was cordoning off the area, Naxals suddenly came out of the jungle and started firing at the security personnel and 4 naxals were killed in the encounter.

The four slain ultras are believed to be from the Jhiram ghati where Congress leader Mahendra Karma and his PSO were killed in 2013.

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