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26 Maoists killed in encounter in Maharashtra

The gunbattle took place in the morning at Korchi in the Mardintola forest area when a C-60 police commando team was conducting a search operation led by additional SP Soumya Munde, Mr Goyal said.

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Nagpur/Mumbai: At least 26 Maoists were killed on Saturday in an encounter with police in eastern Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district, over 900 km from Mumbai, senior officials said.

“We have recovered the bodies of 26 Naxals so far from the forest,” the NDTV reported quoting district Superintendent of Police Ankit Goyal as saying.

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The gunbattle took place in the morning at Korchi in the Mardintola forest area when a C-60 police commando team was conducting a search operation led by additional SP Soumya Munde, Mr Goyal said.

While the identity of the Maoists killed was yet to be ascertained, according to sources a top rebel leader was suspected to be among them.

Four police personnel were also seriously injured in the action and were taken to Nagpur by a helicopter for treatment, officials had said earlier.

The district lies on the border of Chhattisgarh.

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