Three Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Jharkhand's Gumla district; ammunition recovered from site

  • Three Maoists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Sunday

  • The security personnel have seized two AK-47 pistols, two .315mm rifle and a pistol from the encounter site

  • According to the police, in a special joint operation carried out by 209 CoBRA battalion of CRPF and Jharkhand Police, an encounter ensued between police and Maoists at 6.20 am

Gumla (Jharkhand): Three Maoists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Sunday. The security personnel have seized two AK-47 pistols, two .315mm rifle and a pistol from the encounter site.

 Three Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Jharkhands Gumla district; ammunition recovered from site

Representational image. AFP

According to the police, in a special joint operation carried out by 209 CoBRA battalion of CRPF and Jharkhand Police, an encounter ensued between police and Maoists at 6.20 am near Gumla.

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

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Updated Date: Feb 24, 2019 13:05:33 IST