Raipur: Two Maoist ultras were shot dead in an encounter with police in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday. IG of Baster, SRP Kallur said that by following a tip-off on mao leader Hidma, cops busted the den.
IG also added that on Wednesday night commander Hidma attended a marriage ceremony while the police shadowed him and found the Naxal camp. After tracing the hide-out a joint team of police and CRPF launched an attack ensuing a gun fight.
Two Mao cadres were killed in the encounter and a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from he encounter site.