Two members of outlawed Trutiya Prastuti Committee (TPC), a splinter group of the CPI (Maoist), have been killed in an encounter with security personnel near Donaikala village in Hazaribag district, police said today.
Undaunted, the TPC men then moved to another crusher unit nearby but the security personnel tailed them, Birtheray said.
"The activists started firing indiscriminately as soon as it saw police approaching them. The security personnel retaliated, killing two rebels on spot," the SP said.
Police have recovered the bodies and launched a massive search operation following the incident, he said, adding that the identities of the two activists were yet to be established.
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