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Jharkhand: Four naxals including 2 women killed by security forces in Palamu

Two self-loading rifles (SLRs) were recovered from the spot even as the area was being thoroughly searched, the officials said.

Reported by: PTI, Ranchi [ Published on: February 26, 2018 12:00 IST ]
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Four Naxals, including two women, were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jharkhand's Palamu district today, officials said.

The incident took place at around 8.30 am in the Lalaghati-Naudiha area of the district when a joint team of the 134th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police was out on an anti-Maoist operation, the officials added. 

The bodies of four Naxals, including those of two women, were recovered, they said. 

Two self-loading rifles (SLRs) were also recovered from the spot even as the area was being thoroughly searched, the officials added. 

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