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216 Naxals Killed In Encounters, 966 Ultras Surrendered In Chhattisgarh In 3 Yrs

Raipur: The Chhattisgarh authorities on Wednesday mentioned 216 Naxals have been killed in encounters with safety forces whereas 966 ultras have surrendered within the state in final three years.

Throughout this era, the very best variety of 82 Naxals have been killed in Sukma district, the federal government knowledgeable the state Meeting.

Moreover, the utmost variety of 333 rebels additionally surrendered in Sukma, it mentioned.

In a written reply to a query by Congress MLA Dhanendra Sahu, state Dwelling Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu mentioned, “216 naxals were killed and 966 surrendered from 2018-19 till November 30 this year.”

Throughout this era, the very best variety of Naxal deaths have been reported in Sukma district (82), adopted by Bijapur (46), Dantewada (30), Rajnandgaon (17), Narayanpur (16), Bastar (7), Dhamtari (7), Kanker (6), Kabirdham (3) and one every in Gariaband and Kondgaon districts, the reply mentioned.

Of the 966 cadres who surrendered, 333 laid down their arms in Sukma, 300 in Dantewada, 164 in Narayanpur, 77 in Bijapur, 46 in Kondagaon, 36 in Bastar, 7 in Rajnandgaon and three in Kanker, it added.

(PTI)

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