Earlier on June 19 neighbouring Andhra Pradesh had also witnessed its first major encounter in many years when police killed three Maoists in Nallamalla
forest area on the borders of Guntur and Prakasham districts.
Minister YSR Reddy and four others on September 2, 2009 after hitting the cliff of a hillock in the dense Nallamalla
It meanders through the Nallamalla
forests in Mahbubnagar and Kurnool districts, and crosses Nalgonda, Guntur and Krishna districts before meeting the sea.
He dismissed a 1,00,000- strong public meeting Jagan held near Pavuralagutta in the Nallamalla
forests on Friday.
New Delhi, Sep 12 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will visit on Saturday the site of the helicopter crash, where former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy and four others were killed, in order to probe the crash at Pavirallagutta in the dense Nallamalla
Rajasekhara Reddy (YSR) and four others atop a hillock in Nallamalla
forest in Kurnool district at 8:30am.
Rajasekhara Reddy and four others were killed when their helicopter crashed on a hill of the Nallamalla
forest range near Kurnool.
Rajasekhara Reddy went missing in the thick forests of Nallamalla
in Kurnool district on Wednesday morning.
State Government sources said that they have narrowed down the search to a 20-square kilometer radius in the Nallamalla
Forest Range where they believe the seven-seat Bell helicopter carrying the chief minister may have gone down on Wednesday at around 9.
Six- hundred Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF) personnel and an equal number from the elite Greyhounds unit of the Andhra Pradesh Police have reached Atmakur in the Nallamalla
forest range in Kurnool district, the spot where the last mobile phone signals were received around 9.
The 6,500 sq- km Nallamalla
forest that covers the four districts of Kurnool, Prakasham, Chittoor and Ananthapur is a Maoist stronghold.
Rajashekhara Reddy was traveling hit the top of SreeSailam hill in the Nallamalla
forest area before exploding into bits and pieces.