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Shoot-out between police, Naxals in Gadchiroli

Police exchanged fire with Naxals near village Murgel in Bhamragad tehsil of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Sunday.

india Updated: Jun 23, 2013 22:51 IST
PTI

Police exchanged fire with Naxals near village Murgel in Bhamragad tehsil of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Sunday.

There were no reports of casualties but explosives were seized from the spot, said Additional Superintendent of Police Rahul Shrirame.

District police and CRPF jawans were carrying out a combing operation in the area when Naxals opened fire.

Ultras fled when the police and CRPF jawans retaliated, and two detonators and explosives were found near the spot.

First Published: Jun 23, 2013 22:50 IST