Maoist killed in Jharkhand gun battle

Ranchi, Dec 23 (IANS) A Maoist guerrilla was killed in gun battle with security forces in Jharkhand’s Khuti district on Friday, police said.

According to police, the gun battle broke out between security forces and guerrillas belonging to People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) took place at Murhu of Khuti, around 45 Km from Ranchi.

One ultra was killed and three three rifles seized after the gun battle while a large number of Maoists managed to escape.