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3 Maoists killed in gunfight with security forces in Jharkhand

The gunfight erupted after Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers along with Jharkhand Police, launched a special operation in the district.

india Updated: Feb 24, 2019 14:44 IST
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Three Maoists were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Jharkhand’s Gumla district on Sunday, a CRPF official said.(Representative Image/PTI File Photo)

Three Maoists were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Jharkhand’s Gumla district on Sunday, a CRPF official said.

The gunfight erupted after Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers along with Jharkhand Police, launched a special operation in the district.

“We have recovered the three bodies as well as two AK-47 rifles, two .315 mm rifles and one pistol,” the official said, adding the operation was ongoing.

First Published: Feb 24, 2019 14:44 IST