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Chhattisgarh: Woman Naxal killed in crossfire in Kabirdham

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The Times Of India
30th September, 2019 15:47 IST

RAIPUR: A woman Naxal was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh 's Kabirdham district on Sunday, police said.

The skirmish took place near Suratiya village around 1pm when a team of the district reserve guard (DRG) was out on a counter-insurgency operation, deputy inspector general (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P said. Acting on inputs about the presence of ultras in Taregaon area, the DRG launched the operation in the area, located around 160 km away from Raipur , he said.

The killed ultra was identified as Jugni, a member of 'vistaar platoon' no. 3 (expansion team) of Maoists, he said.

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