Ranchi: Two Maoist guerrillas were killed when a gun battle broke out between two rival factions of the outlawed group in Jharkhand`s Hazaribagh district on Friday, police said.
Police said members of Jharkhand Prastuti Committee (JPC) and Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) clashed near Kusumba village in the district, around 110 km from here.
The dead were identified as Balram and Badal. The killers took away their rifles.
Maoists are active in 18 of the state`s 24 districts.