ON Sunday; today 2 Naxals were killed in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district.

Special Director General of Police (anti-Maoist operations) DM Awasthi said, "The skirmish took place in the jungles of Kistaram police station area when a joint team of security personnel was out on a counterinsurgency operation."

"Based on specific inputs about movement of ultras, the composite squad of the Special Task Force and the District Reserve Guard launched the operation late last night in Kistaram area, around 500 kms from here", he said.

Further details are awaited.

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