Ranchi: Ten Maoists were killed in an encounter with a splinter group of the CPI (Maoist) near a village of Chatra district, police said Thursday.
The Maoists were killed in an encounter with the Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) last night.
"Bodies of 10 Maoists were recovered near Lakramanda village. They were killed during an encounter with the TPC last night," Chatra Deputy Commissioner Manoj Kumar said over phone.
Superintendent of Police Anup Birtheray has reached the spot.
Lakramanda village under Kunda police station of Chatra district is about 100 km from here.