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Police, naxalites exchange fire in Udupi

Posted by ajadhind on November 14, 2007


Manipal (PTI): A group of six naxalites and police/Anti-Naxal-Force (ANF) exchanged fire in the thick forest at Kothagundi near Shankaranarayana in Udupi district of Karnataka early on Tuesday, police said.

A police official clarified that two naxalites, who were suspected to be injured in the incident, were not hurt and all of them escaped.

The sources said during a routine joint combing operation,the group including two women was spotted and they were immediately surrounded by police and ANF.

Police said a gun, cartridges and utensils were recovered from the spot, adding, intense combing operations were continuing in the area.


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