AP: Two Maoists gunned down in encounter with police

Visakhapatnam: Two Maoists were slaughtered in an experience with police in an office range of the region, police said.

The weapon fight occurred for around 15 minutes in the middle of Valakapudi and Devulapadu ranges under Koyyuru police headquarters breaking points of the area yesterday when a group of police faculty and the agitators met, Superintendent of Police (Visakha Rural) Dr Koya Praveen said.

A gathering of Maoists entered the zone and were set for offer neighborhood youth to join their outfit to battle against the proposed bauxite mining in Vizag office, police said.

The security strengths, who were tipped-off about the Maoists’ vicinity in the ranges, started enormous brushing of the timberland when the trading of flame occurred in which two Maoists were murdered, the SP said.

Two 12 bore single-barrel weapons, a few cartridges and two pack sacks containing two cell telephones, Maoists’ outfits and their writing were likewise recouped from the spot.

The perished Ultras, yet to be distinguished, fit in with the Galikonda Area Committee of the banned CPI (Maoists).

The Maoists have been attempting to recover their lost ground in Vizag organization, East Godavari district and Andhra-Odisha outskirt ranges, and engaging young people to battle against the security powers and the legislature over bauxite mining and some different issues, police said.

In the interim, security has been heightened at a few spots in the Vizag office region for which extra security powers are liable to be conveyed, police included.