Chhattisgarh: 2 women Naxals killed in police encounter

  • PTI, Raipur
  • Updated: Jun 07, 2015 00:35 IST

Two women Naxals were killed in an encounter with police in Kondgaon district of Chhattisgarh on Saturday eve, the police said.

Inspector General of Police (Intelligence) Deepanshu Kabra said that police raided a Naxal camp in a forest near Kimdi village under Dhanora police station limits.

In the ensuing exchange of fire with Naxals, two women cadres were killed, he said. Police also seized weapons and other material left behind by the rebels, apart from recovering the bodies of two women, who were yet to be identified.

Meanwhile, two Naxals, one of them carrying a reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head, surrendered at the district police headquarters on Saturday. The surrendered Naxals were identified as Phoolsinh (32) and Ramoli (25).

Kondgaon SP Abhishek Meena told PTI that Phoolsinh was carrying the reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head. He had joined the movement in 2009.

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