Palakkad: Three communist terror activists were gunned down after an encounter with the elite commando team of Kerala police, Thunder Bolts. The fighting took place deep in the forest area of Palakkad at Manchakkadu.
The Thunder Bolt team arrived in the area following intelligence reports of presence of Maoist in the area. The encounter took place during the combing operation of the security forces. Three terrorists are reportedly eliminated in the attack.
Terrorists opened fire at the Thunder Bolt team led by Assistant Commandant Solomon during the search operations. The security forces retaliated heavily leaving three terrorists dead. Reports say that the firing is still on deep in the jungle.
Jomon Chunkathara and Bihar native, Ajay, are among the dead Maoists. The security forces will search the area further to stop the menace of terrorists in the region.