Bihar: Four Maoists gunned down in Nawada

| Updated: Mar 09, 2017 03:30 IST

Nawada (Bihar) [India] Mar. 8 (ANI): Four Maoists were on Wednesday killed in a fierce gun-battle with the security forces of CoBRA 205 battalion in Bihar's Nawada. The encounter took place in the forest area of village Thamkola. Three of the four Maoists killed have been identified as Anil Yadav, Rajesh Ravidas and Chandan Nepali, all belonging to maoist Pradyuman Sharma's (State Committee Member) group. While Yadav was a Zonal Committee Member, Ravidas was a Sub-Zonal Committee Member and Nepali was an armed cadre of Magadh Zone. One AK-47, one SLR and two Insas rifles have been recovered from the slain Maoists. The Maoists are believed to have participated in the Goh town police camp attack on July 17, 2013 in Aurangabad where three Special Auxiliary Police (SAP) jawans were killed besides two civilians. According to the reports, as the operation still continues, some more Maoists of the group are critically injured. (ANI)