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One ultra killed in encounter in Gadchiroli

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

A (QRT) of the Police gunned down a naxal in an encounter in area last evening.

"The incident took place between 4.30 PM to 5 PM when the team was conducting a combing operation in the Tadapalli forest area," the Police said in a release issued today.

It said the opened fire on troopers who retaliated.

The found the body of a naxal when they conducted a after the ultras fled the spot.

Police also recovered a 0.303 rifle and four cartridges from the spot.

"The deceased naxal is yet to be identified," the release said.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 21:50 IST