Maoist killed in encounter in Jharkhand

A Maoist operative was on Friday killed in an encounter with the security forces in Gumla district, the police said.

Gumla: A Maoist operative was on Friday killed in an encounter with the security forces in Gumla district, the police said.

The rebel was killed during a gun battle between the ultras of the CPI(Maoist) and the CRPF personnel near Sargaon area under Chainpur police station of the district, the police said.

A rifle was recovered from the spot, they said adding, search operation was on.  

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