Three Maoists killed in Jharkhand gunbattle

January 12th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by admin  

Ranchi, Jan 12 (ANI): Security personnel have killed three Maoists, including a self-styled zonal commander, in a gunbattle with the extremists in Jharkhand’s Palamu District on Friday evening.
According to CRPF Inspector General (Operations) A P Maheshwari, a joint team of the CRPF and the Jharkhand police was engaged in a gunbattle with the Naxals in Chainpur Hills.
About 200 CRPF personnel, with help of the State Police, were involved in the encounter that lasted about three hours, he said.
Two guns, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and ammunition were recovered from the spot, Maheshwari said. (ANI)

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