Three Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Bihar’s Gaya district on Sunday, officials said.
The encounter happened around midnight within the Barachatti forest area of the district, that’s about 100 kms from the capital here. The Maoists were killed within the early hours.
Three bodies of Naxals are recovered from the encounter spot that has zonal commander Alok Yadav, they said.
An AK series assault gun and an INSAS rifle are recovered from the spot. The encounter was led by the 205th battalion of the CoBRA that also had state police personnel, they said.
The CoBRA or the commando battalion for resolute action may be a special jungle warfare unit of the Central Reserve police that’s deployed within the state for anti-Naxal operations.