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Maharashtra: Security forces kill 26 Maoists; toll likely to increase

Nagpur | In a major development, at least 26 Maoists were killed during a fierce encounter with Maharashtra Police in the deep forests near Dhanora in Gadchiroli district, Gadchiroli Superintendent of Police Ankit Goyal said. “Around 26 Naxals have been eliminated in the encounter at multiple locations by several security forces in the region. Three security […]

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13 Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra) | At least 13 Maoists are reported to have been killed by security forces in a fierce gunbattle in the forests near Etapally, officials said here on Friday. The encounter, which started earlier in the day in the Paydi-Kotmi jungles, may have resulted in more Maoist casualties or fatalities, as the firing has continued […]

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3 women among 5 Maoists killed in Gadchiroli jungle shootout

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): In a major victory for the security forces, a crack team of commandos gunned down five Maoists, including three women, after coming under attack in the thick forests of Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli early on Sunday, officials said. Around 4 a.m., Maoists opened fire on a police patrol, conducting a search operation in the forests of […]

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After blowing up troopers, Maoists threaten state government

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): A day after carrying out a blast which killed 15 C-60 force troopers, Maoist groups in Gadchiroli district issued warnings to the state government against implementing its infrastructure schemes in the region, official sources said here on Thursday. Banners painted with the threats came up overnight in several villages and their outskirts virtually […]

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Timeline of Maharashtra Maoist attacks in last 10 years

Gadchiroli (Maharashtra):  Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district and surroundings have been the hotbed of Maoist activities for several decades. In the past 10 years, the rebels have attacked security forces and civilians several times. A Timeline: FEB. 01, 2009: Maoists ambush a police patrol, killing 15 personnel, in the forests near Morke village in the Dhanora sub-district. […]