Gumla (Jharkhand): Three Maoists were gunned down by security forces in Gumla in Jharkhand in an encounter on Sunday and the gunfight is underway.
The encounter is underway with intermittent firing continuing from both the sides, police sources said.
According to reports, police have also seized two AK-47 rifles from the encounter site.
A special joint operation is being carried out by 209 CoBRA battalion of CRPF and Jharkhand police to flush out the holed up ultras.
Official sources said the encounter ensued between police and Maoists at 6.20 in the morning near Gumla.