Naxalite killed in encounter

A Maoist was killed during an encounter with armed naxalites and police at a village under Atri police station of Bihar`s Gaya district.

Last Updated: Dec 24, 2011, 16:14 PM IST

Gaya: One Maoist was killed and a gun was
seized during an encounter with armed naxalites and police at
a village under Atri police station of Bihar`s Gaya district
late last night, City SP Satyavir Singh said.

Acting on a secret information that ultras assembled at
the village for a crime, a police team reached the place,
leading to an encounter.

Police fired eleven rounds in reply to several rounds
fired by the Maoists, killing a naxalite Pancham Paswan, he
said.

One gun and four live cartridges were seized from the
encounter-site, Singh said adding the ultras later managed to
flee.

PTI