3 Naxals held in Chhattisgarh

Raipur, March 21:Security forces have apprehended three suspected Naxals along with some arms and explosives from Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh.

Officials said the three Maoists, identified as Bissu, Manish and Maun, were apprehended by a joint squad of forces led by paramilitary ITBP along with state police from the Kohkatola area of the said district, late yesterday.


They said three tiffin bombs, two small rifles, an improvised explosive device and few other electric triggers and wires were recovered after the operation led by ITBP's 18th battalion deployed in the area.

The three men and the seized items have been handed over to local police. They are ascertaining the identities of the people held, they said.


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