The security forces has killed two maoists in an encounter in the wee hours on Tuesday at Warangal district of Telangana.
Two Maoists has been killed in an exchange of fire happened between security forces and Maoists in Warangal district of Telangana state.
According to the report given by Ambar Kishore Jha, Warangal Superintendent of police, two maoists one male and one female have been killed in an encounter that took place around 7:30 am on Tuesday.
According to the police the Maoists were suspected to be the members of the Khammam-Warangal divisional committee.
The incident was occurred at Somalagadda in Govindaraopet mandal under Pasara police station limits. The officials said that this was the first major incident in Telangana after its formation as a separate state.
The encounter took place amid of the combing operation which has been launched by the police in the forests of Warangal district which abuts Chhattisgarh after they have received information that group’s members are said to have crossed over from Chhattisgarh and camping in the forest since the last few day.The police were continuing the search operations in order to locate more Maoists.
Police seized one-carbine and one 303 weapon besides six kit-bags from the spot.
Warangal, adjoining Karimnagar, Khammam and Adilabad districts used to be the major region of the Maoist activity in the 90’s. But however, the major Maoist action shifted to the neighboring states of Chhattisgarh and Orissa during the last decade, leaving the region in relative peace.
The increase in Maoist activities, like holding a people’s court in Karimnagar district a few months back shows the maoists intention to regain their hold in the Telangana region.