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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 phone.

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

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