NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News  » News » 9 Naxals killed in Jharkhand encounter

9 Naxals killed in Jharkhand encounter

January 28, 2011 08:56 IST

Nine Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces at Luhur forest in Jharkhand's Latehar district in the wee hours of Friday.

"Nine bodies of the Maoists were recovered after the encounter at Luhur jungle under Barwadih police station," Latehar Superintendent of Police Kuldweep Diwedi told PTI over


Security forces comprising Central Reserve Police Force and the district police have also recovered arms and ammunition from the spot, he said.

© Copyright 2018 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.