Eight Naxals neutralised in encounter

PTI7_3_2013_000084B (Representative image)

The Greyhounds division of the Telangana Police, took out eight Naxals and also recovered weapons from them in an encounter on Tuesday at the Telangana-Chhattisgarh border here.

Telangana Maoist party Secretary Hari Bhushan and Divisional Commander Lachhanna were also neutralised in the encounter

An AK 47, two SLR and three 303 rifles were recovered from Putapadu near Cherla.

Earlier, the Andhra Pradesh government has sought more Central forces to tackle the Maoist menace in the Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB) area, which is spread across the districts of Visakhapatnam and East Godavari.

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