- Bihar Police and Cobra Battalion encounter with Maoists in Barachatti forest area of Gaya district
- The body of three, including Zonal Commander Alok Yadav, of the Maoists was recovered after the encounter
- An AK 47 rifle and an INSAS rifle were also recovered in a police search operation.
The Bihar Police and the Cobra Battalion had an encounter with the Maoists in the Barachatti forest area of Gaya district. During this, the police killed three, including Zonal Commander Alok Yadav of the Maoists. Police conducted a search operation on the spot. It has recovered 01 AK 47 rifle and 01 INSAS rifle.
According to the information, Bihar Police and Cobra Battalion had an encounter with Maoists in Barachatti forest area of Gaya district at 12.20 pm on Saturday night. There was a lot of firing from both sides in this action which lasted till late night. During this time the whole forest resonated with the sound of gunfire.
Three bodies recovered
The police conducted a search operation after the encounter early Sunday. Three bodies along with Maoist zonal commander Alok Yadav were recovered. During ti, soldiers have recovered along with 01 AK 47 rifle and 01 INSAS rifle.