Thirteen Maoists together with seven girls had been killed in an come across with police within the Etapalli woodland house in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Friday.
According to Gadchiroli Police, an come across between C-60 commandos of Police and Maoists broke out at Paydi-Kotmi woodland in Etapalli on Friday morning. The Maoists had accrued there for a gathering. C-60 squad was once effectively ready to gun down 13 Maoists right through this operation.
“During the operation, AK-47s, SLRs, carbines, 303, 12-bore rifles, explosives were confiscated,” reads the police observation.
During this season the number of Tendu leaves is normally performed within the Gadchiroli house. The Maoists gather huge sums of ransom from this industry, the police stated.
“The C-60 squad had received information about the meeting of the Maoists in the forest, and accordingly, the team launched a planned search operation. C-60 team led by the Superintendent of Police Ankit Goyal carried out this operation,” it added.
Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil has congratulated the police staff for the a hit operation.
“I will discuss the issue of increasing Maoism on the Chhattisgarh border near Gadchiroli with the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. We will soon initiate a discussion with the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh to explore various measures to prevent Maoist problems in the border areas,” Mr Patil stated.