Maoist killed in encounter in Jharkhand
Simdega (Jharkhand): A Maoist was killed in an encounter with the CRPF and district police personnel in Simdega district on Wednesday, a police officer said.
Additional Director General of Police (Operation) Murari Lal Meena said that an AK-47 was recovered from the spot of the encounter at Urmi forest under Bano block of the district.
The security forces received a tip-off about the presence of Naxalites in the area and a search operation was launched, he said.
Upon facing gun-fire, the security forces personnel retaliated in which the Maoist was killed, he said.