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5 Maoists killed in Jharkhand

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IANS Ranchi
Five Maoists were killed by security forces in Jharkhand's Khuti district on Tuesday, police said.
Based on a tip-off about the presence of Maoists, the state police and CRPF launched a search operation on Monday night in a forest in Arki.
The Maoists opened fire, leading to a gun battle, the police said, adding the five bodies have been recovered along with nine weapons.
--IANS
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First Published: Jan 29 2019 | 11:08 AM IST

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