Three Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Bihar's Gaya
Gaya/IBNS: Three Maoists were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Bihar's Gaya district around midnight on Saturday.
The encounter started while the security forces were conducting search operations.
Among those killed in the exchange of fire was Maoist zonal commander Alok Yadav.
Troops of the 205 CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) and the Bihar Police carried out the operation.
They also recovered one AK-47 rifle and one INSAS rifle from the encounter site.
The encounter took place in the Barachatti forest area of Bihar's Gaya district - about 100 kms from state capital Patna.