Two naxalites injured in police encounter, one dies later

Two hardcore naxalites were injured on Wednesday in an encounter with the police in Bihar`s Naxal-hit Munger district even as one of them succumbed to injuries in a hospital during treatment, police said.

Last Updated: Mar 16, 2011, 18:52 PM IST

Munger: Two hardcore naxalites were
injured on Wednesday in an encounter with the police in Bihar`s
Naxal-hit Munger district even as one of them succumbed to
injuries in a hospital during treatment, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, the police raided the railway
station and caught the naxalites after an exchange of
fire in which the ultras sustained injuries, police said.

The naxalities, identified as Adhik Yadav and
Awadhesh Yadav, were taken to the sadar hospital where the
latter died during treatment, they said.

Adhik Yadav has been arrested and being treated under
police escort, police said.
A pistol and several cartridges were recovered from
them, they said.

The naxalites were wanted in several criminal
cases in the district, police said.

PTI