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Posted by Indian Vanguard on August 7, 2007

Bangalore, Aug. 7 (BRS)- Beware….! Naxals are heading for your districts also!

Having created terror and anxiety in 11 districts of the State so far, Naxal leaders are reported to be preparing for expanding their ambit of activities to five more districts of Karnataka namely Kolar, Bijapur, Gadag, Kodagu and Chamarajanagar.

After Saketh Rajan, a Naxal leader fell to Police firing in Menasinahadya, Noor Zulfikar alias Sridhar took over as a leader of the Naxals. The outfit has reportedly decided on expanding its activities under his leadership.

Naxals are prowling in Chikmagalur, Udupi, Shimoga, Dakshina Kannada, Tumkur and Raichur districts, it is learnt. Further, they have been observed in Mysore, Bellary, Uttara Kannada, Devanagere and Chitradurga districts. Their target is said to cover the remaining16 districts.

Their plans have come to light during the detailed study being pursued by Ashok Sahu, Additional Director General of Police on the countrywide activities of Naxals. He disclosed the matter of Naxal activities in Karnataka to scribes on Sunday with figures and other details.

It is learnt that Naxals who are in the process of spreading their activities across the State have begun to eye industrial areas, in addition to forest land. They are reported to have created their own exclusive zones, recruited teenagers and training them in the use of destructive weapons.


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