Saturday, February 13, 2010

Naxalite killed in police encounter

Gaya (Bihar), Feb 13 (PTI) A hardcore Naxalite was killed and a police official critically injured in an encounter between Maoists and police at Majhiawa in Gaya district tonight.

SP S Khopade said acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a place at Majhiawa where Naxalites had assembled.

On seeing the policemen, the ultras fired and in the ensuing encounter one CPI (Maoist) worker was killed.

Police official Mithilesh Prasad suffered gun-shot injury and was being treated at a nearby hospital in critical condition.

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