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Security forces gun down four Naxals including in encounter in Jharkhand's Palamu district

Two Self-loading Rifles (SLRs) Were Also Recovered From The Spot Even As The Area Was Being Thoroughly Searched, The Officials Added.

PTI | Updated on: 26 Feb 2018, 02:30:57 PM
Four Naxals killed in encounter in Jharkhand (File photo)

Ranchi :

Four Naxals, including two women, were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jharkhand's Palamu district on Monday , officials said.

The incident took place at around 8.30 am in the Lalaghati-Naudiha area of the district when a joint team of the 134th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police was out on an anti-Maoist operation, the officials added.

The bodies of four Naxals, including those of two women, were recovered, they said.

Two self-loading rifles (SLRs) were also recovered from the spot even as the area was being thoroughly searched, the officials added.

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First Published : 26 Feb 2018, 11:35:36 AM

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