Patna: Five Maoists were killed in an encounter with a joint team of police, CRPF, Special Auxiliary Police and Bihar Military Police on Friday evening in Aurangabad. A CRPF personnel was injured in the encounter.
Police said the clash took place around 6 pm after a combing operation in Bangariya jungles of Dhibra under Deb, Aurangabad. The team recovered five bodies of Maoists after the encounter.
The forces recovered an automatic rifle, a police rifle and a countrymade weapon. The injured CRPF man, Nagendra Prasad, was admitted to Deb hospital. He was then referred to a private hospital in Patna.