Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), Aug 5 : At least three Naxals were killed in a fierce encounter with the police in Dantewada District of Chhattisgarh early Friday morning.
According to reports, one of them, carrying a cash reward of Rs. one lakh on his head, was nabbed by a team of security personnel following a gun battle between policemen and rebels in Dantewada.
Reports said that a team of security personnel consisting of District Reserve Group (DRG), Special Task Force (STF) and CRPF had a face-off with armed guerrillas in the jungles near Nilavaya Mandeda.
The ultras also triggered an IED blast and opened fire on the police team to which the latter also retaliated.