Maoist killed in Khunti encounter

By Abha Manakatala - Thu Feb 04, 10:00 am

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Representational Picture

A Maoist guerrilla has been killed in an encounter with the police in Khunti district of Jharkhand, police said.

Police said that following a tip-off a raid was carried out at a village at Torpa block of Khunti district, around 70 km from Ranchi. There were eight members of the banned Maoist group People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI).

A Maoist guerrilla was killed while others managed to flee the place following a gun battle with the police. A rifle, live cartridges and other things were seized from the killed Maoist.

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