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Eight naxalites killed in Jharkhand

At least eight Naxalites were killed in an encounter with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Jharkhand's Garwah district, official sources said in New Delhi.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2008 01:16 PM IST

At least eight Naxalites were killed in an encounter with Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Jharkhand's Garwah district, official sources said in New Delhi.

Reports reaching here at the CRPF headquarters said that eight Naxalites were killed in an encounter between the naxals and 13th battalion of the CRPF late last night in Garwah district, official sources said.

A huge quantity of arms and ammunition, including 20 quintal of gelatin explosive, were recovered from them.

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