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Two dreaded Maoists gunned down in Chhattisgarh

IANS  |  Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh) 

Two dreaded Maoists carrying rewards on their head were on Friday were shot dead in a gunfight with police in district of Chhattisgarh, a senior said.

Arms and ammunition and some other items of daily use were recovered from the two Maoists, who together carried a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on them.

of Singh said: "Search operations are being carried out in the Maoist-affected areas. During a joint operation by Madhya Pradesh's Hawk Force, personnel, an exchange of fire took place with the Maoists, and they were gunned down."

The killed Maoists were identified as Vinod of Gadchiroli and Sagar of south Bastar, the said.

While Rs 8 lakh reward had been announced for Vinod, the police had announced Rs 2 lakh bounty for Sagar.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 23:10 IST
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