VISAKHAPATNAM: At least six Maoists CPI (Maoist) were killed in a fierce encounter between them and the Greyhounds police in Teegalametta forest area under Mampa police station limits near Koyyuru village near Visakhapatnam this (Wednesday) morning. With combing operations underway by the security forces, BV Krishna Rao, SP Visakha Rural said that the encounter took place under the Mampa police station limits.
Among the six Maoists, a senior leader of the Maoists and a woman member were among those killed, as per information released from the DGP's office here. Police seized a large number of weapons and ammunition from the scene. An AK-47, an SLR, a carbine, three .303 rifles, and a country-made pistol were recovered from the spot.