One Naxal killed, 2 cops injured in an encounter in Bijapur

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Cops combing the area - File Photo
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At least one Naxalite killed and two policemen were injured during an encounter in the Pamedu police station limits in Bijapur district of Chattisgarh today.

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According to the District Superintendent of Police Kamal Lochan Kashyap, the special police belonging to STF, DRT, Cobra wings who have jointly taken up combing operations have come face to face with a Naxalite team in the dense forest of Mukrajgutta in Bhattiguda near the Telangana border in Bijapur district resulting in the encounter.

SP said the encounter laster for an hour and when they searched the area a body of Naxal believed to be from Telangana was recovered besides 50 pipe-bombs, 4 arms and ammunition from scene of the offence. However, the injured cops were airlifted to Bijapur for medical treatment. The

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