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26 Maoists killed in encounter in Gadchiroli

13/11/2021 at 9:03 PM

Mumbai, Nov 13: At least 26 Maoists were killed on Saturday in an encounter with police in eastern Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district, said police.


“We have recovered the bodies of 26 Naxals so far from the forest,” said district Superintendent of Police Ankit Goyal.

The gun battle took place in the morning at Korchi in Mardintola forest area when a C-60 police commando team was conducting a search operation led by additional SP Soumya Munde, Goyal said.

 Four policemen were also injured in the encounter and were taken to Nagpur for treatment.

The injured policemen have been identified as Ravindra Naitam (42) Sarveshwar Atram (34) Maharu Kudmethe (34) and Tikaram Katange (41), according to reprots.

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