Three women among four Naxals killed in encounter in C’garh

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A team of the Special Task Force (STF) was out on an anti-naxal operation this morning. Representational image: iStock.

Four Naxals, including three women, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district on Saturday (July 6), police said.

The skirmish took place in the morning in the forests between Khallari and Mechka villages when a team of the Special Task Force (STF) was out on an anti-naxal operation, said Deputy Inspector General (anti-naxal operations) Sundarraj P. “After the exchange of fire  stopped, bodies of four cadres, including three women, were recovered from the spot, along with seven firearms,” he added.

The search operation is still underway, he said.