Nilambur, Nov 24: Three Naxalites including a woman killed in an encounter with police at Edakadu, in Nilambur forest, Kerala. Two of them are identifies as Kuppu Devaraj from Karnataka and Kavery alias Ajitha from Kerala. One of the Naxalite is still not identified. The Special task force police team is searching the entire area for more Naxals.
Based on reliable information, the police special task force (Thunderbolt) entered the forest yesterday and was able to find the Naxal base camp. The Naxals were traced by the Force at around 3AM. The encounter took place at 12 noon today. The police force is searching for other Naxals who have escaped in the encounter.