Two Naxalites killed in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 18:14

Gumla (Jharkhand): Two Naxalites were
on Tuesday killed in an hour-long encounter with the police in the
forests of Surang in Gumla district.

The Naxalites were identified as Benjamin Baghwar
and Augustus Baghwar, Superintendent of Police, Upendra
Kumar said adding three others escaped.

All of them were activists of a Naxalite outfit
People`s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), the police super
said. A DBBL gun and a country-made gun were recovered from
the spot.

Getting a tip-off that the PLFI activists had gathered
in the forests under Kamdara block, a police team rushed to
the area.

Sighting the police, the Naxalites opened fire. But a
strong return fire hit two of them who died on the spot, the
SP said.

Bureau Report



First Published: Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 18:14

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