Arms, Naxal Belongings Seized After Encounter in Sukma Distt

A HUGE haul of arms and naxals belonging were recovered after an encounter between security personnel and Maoists at jungle of Chintalnaar in insurgency hit Sukma district. Police said that cross.firing from both sides went on during the encounter Which occurred on Sunday morning at Bhimapuram Village under Chintalnaar police station limits.The village in situated 60 Kilometres away from Dornapal. There were intelligence reports that Maoists numbering in large are camping in the forested areas of village Bhimapuram. Based on the information, a joint operation was started by personnel of district force to track down the camp. When The security forces reached near the Maoists camp the ultras opened indiscriminate firing at them, Which was retaliated. As the Maoist could not match the fire power of the joint team, they preferred to escape from the spot. The police Informed that the “Maoist camp” was busted by the police after the intermittent firing from both the sides that lasted for two hours. During a search of the encounter spot, a large number of detonators, live cartridges, one and half bundle of codex wire, empty can, IED stuffed in a sack, ammunition pouch were recovered. No. Casualty was reported during the gun-battle the lasted for half an hour, Police said, adding that exact round of firing was yet to be ascertained.

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