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Three Maoists killed, 2 AK-47 recovered in Jharkhand

Police said that two AK-47 rifles have been recovered from the encounter site.

Three Maoists killed, 2 AK-47 recovered in Jharkhand
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GUMLA: Three Maoists were killed by security forces in an encounter on Sunday morning in Gumla, Jharkhand. 

Police said that two AK-47 rifles have been recovered from the encounter site.

A police official told ANI that the two Maoists were killed in a special joint operation carried out by 209 CoBRA battalion of CRPF and Jharkhand police. The encounter between police and Maoists at 6.20 in the morning near Gumla. 

The encounter is underway with firing continuing from both the sides. Further details are awaited.

(with ANI inputs)