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Naxalite camp busted on Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border, explosives seized

Gadchiroli. Gadchiroli Police has busted a camp of Naxalites on the Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border and seized some gelatin sticks, detonators and other items from there. An official gave this information on Sunday. Gadchiroli Superintendent of Police Neelotpal said in a release that the police received intelligence late on Friday night that some armed Naxalites were camping on the Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border near Chutintola village to carry out subversive activities before the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

An anti-Naxal operation was immediately launched by the local police and C-60 teams, a special combat unit of the Gadchiroli Police. The official said that on Saturday morning 'C-60' units reached the top of a 450 meter high hill from where the Naxalites had fled. He told that during the search, a big shelter and Naxalite camp was found on the top of the hill. He told that the Naxalites were successful in escaping from the spot by taking advantage of the extremely difficult terrain and mountains. The official said that the camp was destroyed after seizing many items including detonators, gelatin sticks. He said that anti-Naxal operations have been intensified on the border with Chhattisgarh.

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