Medininagar (Jharkhand): A school student
was killed during an encounter between ultra outfits the
"Trutiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) and CPI(Maoists) at Bara
village in Palamau district on Saturday, police sources said.
A group of Maoists on getting information that a TPC
squad that had taken shelter in the village attacked them.
During the encounter a stray bullet hit nine-year-old Ajay
Yadav, a class IV student who was standing at the doorsteps
of his house and he died on the spot, DIG (Palamau) Laxman
The rival ultra group members fled after the security
personnel rushed to the village, the DIG said.
A rifle was also recovered from the spot, he added.