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Incident where police had to open fire: Andhra govt justifies killing of red sander
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Incident where police had to open fire: Andhra govt justifies killing of red sander "smugglers"

The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday justified police firing at red sanders "smugglers" in Chittoor district, in which 20 people, mostly from Tamil Nadu, were killed, saying it was done in self-defence.

CPI(M) demands high-level probe into Andhra killing of 'smugglers', calls it police brutality
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CPI(M) demands high-level probe into Andhra killing of 'smugglers', calls it police brutality

CPI(M) on Wednesday demanded a judicial inquiry into the killing of 20 people during a police operation against Red Sanders smugglers in Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh: 20 red sandalwood smugglers shot dead in encounter in Chittoor
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Andhra Pradesh: 20 red sandalwood smugglers shot dead in encounter in Chittoor

At least 20 smugglers were killed on Tuesday in two gunfights with police in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district, police said.

Parties in Tamil Nadu condemn police action in Chittoor encounter which killed 20 people
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Parties in Tamil Nadu condemn police action in Chittoor encounter which killed 20 people

Condemning the police action in Chittoor district, parties in Tamil Nadu claimed that poor labourers from the state were among the victims.

Andhra Pradesh: Three red sander smugglers shot dead by police
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Andhra Pradesh: Three red sander smugglers shot dead by police

Police on Thursday gunned down three red sander smugglers in the forests near Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district, bordering Tamil Nadu.

Toll in Andhra rains mounts to 42, loss pegged at Rs 1,727 cr
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Toll in Andhra rains mounts to 42, loss pegged at Rs 1,727 cr

According to disaster management department, 84,769 people have been evacuated to safer places. The authorities opened 225 relief camps.

Chittoor: Cops battle with BJP leader's killers; one dead
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Chittoor: Cops battle with BJP leader's killers; one dead

An ongoing encounter between suspected terrorists and police in Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh has claimed the life of one policeman and left another injured.