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Naxals call for bandh till May 22 in Gadchiroli

Naxals have put up banners in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district calling for a bandh till May 22.

Agencies | Updated on: Thursday, May 21, 2020, 11:53 PM IST

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Naxals have put up banners in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district calling for a bandh till May 22, police said on Thursday.

The banners and leaflets, announcing a bandh till May 22, were put up at Kamlapur square in the district late on Wednesday night, an official said.

Naxals have called for the district-wide bandh to condemn the death of woman rebel Srujjanakka, who was killed in a police encounter on May 1, he said.

Meanwhile, naxals set fire to four trucks in the area on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, an official said.

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Published on: Thursday, May 21, 2020, 11:53 PM IST