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Police seize weapons after face-off with Naxals in C'garh

Police on Friday recovered weapons and Maoist-related material after an exchange of fire with the ultras at a forest in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district.

The skirmish took place this afternoon at a forest near Munga village in Dantewada, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Dantewada range) Sundarraj P said.

A joint team of District Reserve Guard (DRG), Special Task Force (STF) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was out on a search operation in the interiors of Katekalyan area, located around 400 kms from here, he said.

When the security men were advancing to Munga, they came under fire from a group of armed rebels leading to the gun-battle between the two sides, the DIG said.
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