Saturday, September 03, 2005

16 naxalites held after encounter in Bihar

Press Trust of India

Gaya, September 3, 2005

Sixteen extremists of the banned CPI (Maoist), including a woman, were arrested after an encounter with the police in Bihar's Gaya district, police said on Saturday.

Sixteen naxalites were arrested late last night after an encounter with the special task force at Azadnagar of the district, SP Sunil Kumar Jha said.

He said 15 detonators, one gun, a country-made carbine, 300 rounds of ammunition of different calibre, police uniforms and naxalite literature were seized from them

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