A woman suspected to be a Naxal was killed in a gunfight between group of Naxals and security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Sunday, police said. The firing took place this morning in Kavargatta forests under Pamed police station limits of the district. This firing was a part of a joint operation of Greyhounds (anti-Naxal force of Telangana) and Chhattisgarh Police, Bijapur Superintendent of Police K L Dhruv said reported Indian Express
The forests are situated along the borders of Telengana and Chattisgrah. Pamed is close to Telengana’s Khammam district and is 500Km south of Raipur. Apart from the body of the woman the forces also recovered weapons from the spot.
No injuries were reported among the security personnel, he said. The body of the Naxal was being evacuated to Telangana and her identity was yet to be ascertained, Dhruv added.