Indian security forces, Naxal rebels fight in west India

16:23, May 19, 2011      

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Indian security forces and some 250 Naxal rebels on Thursday fought in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, said highly placed sources.

The fighting took place when a group of Naxalites opened fire on a joint police party in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, said the sources.

Police retaliated and the exchange of fire lasted for an hour. A chopper with an additional police force has rushed to the site, said the sources.

No report of casualties has been available.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
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