The gun battle ensued after the police party came under indiscriminate firing from Ultras hiding in Kondhekal forests at Pomke Gatta in Dhanora taluka last night, stated a release issued by Gadchiroli Police.

The police team, led by Additional SP (Operation) M Rajkumar, returned the firing leading to the death of Majji while her accomplices fled from the spot.

Police later recovered 302, 315 and 12 bore rifles, a hand grenade, 18 SLR (self-loading rifle) cartridges and other material from the spot, the release added.

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