Jharkhand: 3 Naxals killed in encounter

DN Bureau

The official said the encounter took place between the Maoists and a joint squad of the CRPF and state police in the Chatarpur police station area of Palamu district.

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Ranchi: Three Naxals were killed and two others surrendered after an encounter with security forces in Jharkhand today, a senior official said.

The official said the encounter took place between the Maoists and a joint squad of the CRPF and state police in the Chatarpur police station area of Palamu district early today.

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"After the encounter, the bodies of three Maoists were recovered along with an AK-47 assault rifle, two self-loading rifles (SLRs) and another rifle.

"Two Naxals who were injured in the gunbattle have surrendered before the forces," he said. A search operation in the area is still on, he said.













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