Ranchi: Two Naxals were killed in an encounter with the CRPF jawans in Khunti district of Jharkhand on Saturday morning. One AK-47 rifle, two mobile phones and two rifles were recovered from the spot along with two Maoist uniforms. The deceased Maoists have not yet been identified.
Joint forces of Jharkhand Police and CRPF launched an operation after being informed about a camp of People’s Liberation front of India of the Maoists in the Khunti district. When the security forces arrived in the area the Maoists fired upon them and the security forces also retaliated resulting in the death of the two Maoist leaders. The bodies of the two slain Maoists have been brought to CRPF camp in Kauraba.