3 Maoists Killed In Late-Night Gunfight With Security Forces In Bihar


Three maoists have been killed in an encounter in Bihar’s Barachatti forest space. (Representational)

New Delhi:

Three Maoists have been killed when a gunfight began throughout a search operation by the safety forces Bihar’s Gaya district round midnight on Saturday.

Among these killed within the change of fireside was Maoist zonal commander Alok Yadav, who carried a reward of Rs10 lakh.

Troops of the 205 CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) and the Bihar Police, who carried out the operation, additionally recovered one AK-47 rifle and one INSAS rifle from the encounter website.

The encounter befell within the Barachatti forest space of Bihar’s Gaya district – about 100 kms from state capital Patna.

According to an official assertion, safety forces began the search operation round 12.20am after experiences that Yadav had killed two folks within the space.


“There was exchange of fire between 205 CoBRA commandos and maoists at Mahuri village area today morning when a cultural programme was going on near a temple,” the official launch learn.

The search operation is underway and additional data is awaited.

The CoBRA or the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action is a particular jungle warfare unit of the Central Reserve Police Force that’s deployed within the state for anti-Maoist operations.

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