Police shootout near Mangalore; 1 killed

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Mangalore, Jan 30: Police killed one person in an encounter on the outskirts of Mangalore on Friday, Jan 30 morning. Reports suggest that the encounter began at around 4 am in the morning in the infamous Gurupura area on the outskirts of Mangalore.

Three members of a local gang was travelling in a Maruti van. When police asked to stop at the checkpost, they opened fire at the officials. Police retaliated. One person was killed, but the other two managed to escape. Police recovered two pistols from the site of encounter. Sources said that the police is in lookout for the other two men who are missing.

But the identity of these men and their motive are yet to be determined.

OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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