Chatra: One Maoist was killed in encounter with security forces in Jharkhand’s Chatra on Friday morning, reports said.
According to reports a joint team of police and CRPF undertook a search operation in the Berio Nalah forest area following inputs about Naxal presence in the area.
Sources said the gun battle ensued at 7 am on Friday morning. One INSAS rifle was recovered from the spot.
The encounter occurred when the security forces were conducting routine search operation in the area.
As many as 10 Maoists were gunned down in Naxal dominant Chhattisgarh a few days ago.