Home »  News »  India »  Mumbai

Arms, explosives seized from Maoist hideout in Gadchiroli

Saturday, 3 November 2012 - 10:18pm IST | Place: Gadchiroli | Agency: PTI
The squad was conducting a routine patrol in Kospundi forest area on Wednesday, when around 30 Maoists suddenly opened fire, police said.

The anti-Maoist squad of Gadchiroli police has recovered arms and explosives from a Maoist hideout inside Kospundi forest in the district.

The squad was conducting a routine patrol in Kospundi forest area on Wednesday, when around 30 Maoists suddenly opened fire, police said.

The cadres disappeared into the forest when police retaliated in self-defence.

Police then conducted a search in the area and recovered two bicycles, a Chinese pistol with 6 live cartridges, a magazine, 100 grams of gun powder and other material from the spot.

Further investigations are on, the police said.




Jump to comments

RELATED