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Top Maoist leader shot near H'bad

india Updated: Dec 28, 2006 11:57 IST
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A top Maoist leader and his wife were shot dead in a gun battle with the police in Andhra Pradesh, officials said on Thursday.

The slain Maoists have been identified as Chandramouli alias Devanna, a central committee member of the Communist Party of India-Maoist, and Jyotakka, also a party member.

The incident took place in Pansapalli village, about 500 km from Hyderabad, on Wednesday night.