1 killed in Maoist encounter in Kerala, 2 under custody – Report

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One person has reportedly been killed in an encounter between Maoists and Police here, it is learnt. The encounter took place at Vellaramkunnu area between Padinjarethara and Banasura Sagar here.

The encounter occurred between Thunderbolt and Maoists in the wee hours of Tuesday. The skirmish is still continuing.

It is yet to be confirmed if the person who died in the skirmish is a Maoist. The police have not confirmed the news yet. Police force was coming to the location from the morning. Maoist presence was already reported in the area.