Three naxalites killed in encounter
KHAMMAM: Three naxalites of the CPI(ML) Praja Pratighatana were killed in an encounter with the police in the core area of the Kinnerasani wildlife sanctuary on Friday morning.
According to reports, two rifles, some other weapons and 20 kitbags were recovered from the place.
The exchange of fire between the special party and the PPG dalams, camping under two tents near mamidigudem village, lasted nearly half an hour.
Some of the naxalites managed to escape into the forests while two were killed on the spot.
Two of the naxalites killed in the encounter were identified as Ravi, 30, of Gundala village and Srisailam of Pandurangapurm village, near Palvancha.
One of the bodies is yet to be identified.