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Maoist killed as rival factions clash in Jharkhand

A Maoist was killed in a gunfight between the CPI(Maoist) and its breakaway group, Tritiya Prastuti Committee in Jharkhand's Chatra district, says the police.

india Updated: Oct 19, 2008 10:01 IST

A Maoist was killed in a gunfight between the CPI(Maoist) and its breakaway group, Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC), in Jharkhand's Chatra district, police said Saturday.

The rival factions have been engaged in a bitter turf war and the latest incident happened last night near Baruda village, they said, adding police launched raids in and around the area.