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Jharkhand: CRPF commandos gun down 6 suspected Maoists in Latehar

The Encounter Was Reported Around 9am From The Karamdih-Chhipadohar Jungles Of The Said District When A Squad Of CoBRA Commandos Of The CRPF Was Out On Patrol

PTI | Updated on: 23 Nov 2016, 12:33:09 PM
At least six suspected Maoists were killed in a gunbattle with CRPF commandos in Latehar district. (File Photo)


Six suspected Maoists were killed on Wednesday in a gunbattle with CRPF commandos in the jungles of the Latehar district of Jharkhand.

The encounter was reported around 9am from the Karamdih-Chhipadohar jungles of the said district when a squad of CoBRA commandos of the CRPF was out on patrol, officials said.

"Six bodies of Maoists in uniform, an INSAS rifle, an SLR, a carbine and three other firearms have been recovered from the spot. Search operations are on," they said. Further details are awaited, they added.

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First Published : 23 Nov 2016, 12:29:00 PM

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