Maoist killed in encounter in Jharkhand's Simdega district

Additional Director General of Police (Operation) Murari Lal Meena said that an AK-47 was recovered from the spot of the encounter at Urmi forest under Bano block of the district.

Published: 19th June 2019 11:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th June 2019 11:31 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SIMDEGA (Jharkhand): A Maoist was killed in an encounter with the CRPF and district police personnel in Simdega district on Wednesday, a police officer said.

Additional Director General of Police (Operation) Murari Lal Meena said that an AK-47 was recovered from the spot of the encounter at Urmi forest under Bano block of the district.

The security forces received a tip-off about the presence of Naxalites in the area and a search operation was launched, he said.

Upon facing gun-fire, the security forces personnel retaliated in which the Maoist was killed, he said.

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