Two Maoists killed in encounter after security forces conduct combing operations in Bihar forest

Two Maoists were killed on Sunday in an encounter with security forces in the Kumardari forest in Bihar, police said.

PTI June 18, 2017 14:16:04 IST
Two Maoists killed in encounter after security forces conduct combing operations in Bihar forest

Jamui (Bihar): Two Maoists were killed on Sunday in an encounter with security forces in the Kumardari forest in Bihar, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of CoBRA, the CRPF's specialised unit for jungle warfare, and the police department carried out a combing operation after which an exchange of fire took place between them and the rebels.

Two Maoists were killed on the spot, assistant superintendent of police DN Pandey said.

Two rifles, a magazine, and liquor pouches were seized from the spot, the ASP said. The bodies of the two have been brought to Barhad police station and efforts are on to ascertain their identity, he said.

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