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Jharkhand: Encounter between security forces & PLFI militants

Press Trust of India  |  Latehar (Jharkhand) 

An encounter took place between the security forces and the of the banned (PLFI) in district on Friday, police said.

A PLFI militant was suspected to have been injured in the encounter, they said.

The police recovered an AK-56 rifle, one motor-bike and other materials from the encounter spot near Hargarwah village, according to a police press release.

The police sources said that Superintendent of Police, got information that the of the PLFI were roaming near the village at around 7.30 am.

Security forces were rushed to the area. Seeing the security forces, the extremists opened fire on them, triggering the encounter.

Later, the fled. The police said that they have information about one PLFI militant injured in the encounter.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 21:45 IST