Four Maoists held, bunkers demolished in Bihar

Last Updated: Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 10:50

Banka (Bihar): Four Maoists were arrested
and as many bunkers demolished during an encounter between the
rebels and police in a forest under Belhar police station in
Bihar`s Banka district, police said on Thursday.

More than fifty rounds of bullets had been exchanged
during the encounter that ensued after the outlaws had fired
at a police patrol late last night. Nobody, however, was
injured.

Police captured four Maoists after the encounter and
dismantled their four bunkers in the forest.

A combing operation has been launched in the area to
arrest the ultras.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 10:50

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