Naxal carrying Rs 10 lakh bounty on his head gunned down in Jharkhand
A Naxal carrying a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on his head has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Jharkhand, police said on Saturday.
During an ongoing anti-LWE (Left-wing Extremism) operation, Naxals belonging to the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) outfit opened indiscriminate fire on police personnel in an area along the border of Khunti and West Singhbhum districts on Friday night, a statement issued by the police headquarters said.
''The Jharkhand Police has got unprecedented success in anti-Naxal operations carried out in collaboration with central paramilitary forces. A large number of arms and ammunition has also been seized,'' Director General of Police Neeraj Sinha told reporters here.
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