Six Naxals killed in Jharkhand

Six suspected Naxals were on Wednesday killed in a gunbattle with CRPF commandos in the jungles of the Maoist violence-affected Latehar district of Jharkhand.

Ranchi: Six suspected Naxals were on Wednesday killed in a gunbattle with CRPF commandos in the jungles of the Maoist violence-affected Latehar district of Jharkhand.

The encounter was reported around 9 am from the Karamdih-Chhipadohar jungles of the said district when a squad of CoBRA commandos of the CRPF was out on patrol, officials said.

"Six bodies of Naxals in uniform, an INSAS rifle, an SLR, a carbine and three other firearms have been recovered from the spot. Search operations are on," they said.

Further details are awaited, they added. 

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