Saturday, October 17, 2015

Maoists, police exchange fire in Palakkad

PALAKKAD: Police personnel and Maoists today exchanged fire at Kadukumanna in Agali, a remote tribal area in Palakkad district, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said.

The encounter took place when personnel of Thunderbolt, a special commando wing under Kerala Police and a team led by the Attapadi circle inspector, were conducting combing operations, the minister said.

There were no casualties and further details are awaited, he said.

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