Four Maoists killed in Jharkhand

Ranchi: Four Maoist guerrillas were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Jharkhand’s Palamau district on Monday.

According to the police, based on intelligence inputs on the presence of members of Maoist organisation Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) at Kala Pahad, a police team along with Central Reserve Police Force personnel headed to the area.

The TPC members started firing at the security forces resulting in the gun battle. A search operation is on in the area following the gunfight.

The Maoists are active in 18 of the 24 districts in Jharkhand.