Raipur: Three Maoist guerrillas of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) were killed in an encounter with the police in restive Dantewada district of south Chhattisgarh on Saturday, the police said.
“A small team of 12 DRG (District Reserve Guard) men was sent to Metapal forest under Katekalyan police station of Dantewada on the basis of some specific inputs about Maoists’ movement. As the police team reached Terra para and Lakhpal hills, a fierce gun battle ensued between both the sides.
No one from the police side was injured in the encounter. After searching the spot of the encounter, three dead bodies of Maoists in uniform were recovered by the police team,” Bastar range Inspector said.