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Two Maoists killed in Jharkhand

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Two Maoists have been killed in a shootout with the during a launched by the paramilitary force in in Jharkhand, an said on Friday.

The shootout took place around 11.23 p.m. on Thursday between the Maoists and a joint team of the 22 Battalion of the (CRPF) and the Police.

The Maoists opened fire on the security team when it was searching the thick forested area of Donai Khurd, told IANS.

The team recovered two dead bodies and seized one AK-47, one Insas rifle and 200 live cartridges from the spot after the operation.

were still on, Dinakaran said.

Similar operations were also carried out in the forests of Pidmel, Pollampalli, Sukma in Chattisgarh.

Around 12.30 a.m. on Friday in another shootout a suffered during the searches in Sukma, the said.

The said the was evacuated by a chopper and admitted in a hospital in Raipur. His condition was reportedly stable.



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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 09:46 IST