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Maoist killed in Jharkhand

IANS  |  Ranchi 

A Maoist was killed in a gun battle with security forces on Thursday, said police, who recovered a German rifle, live cartridges and on him.

The member of the banned (PLFI) was neutralised during a joint by the and in the Merabeer jungle of district.

The triggered the encounter by firing first at the security forces, who retaliated killing one PLFI member and injuring a few others. All injured managed to escape.

The body has been recovered and a was underway to arrest the rest.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 13:00 IST
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