3 Maoists of PLFI group gunned down by CRPF on Odisha-Jharkhand border
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 25-Sep-2017

Rourkela, September 25: Three members belonging to Communist Party of India’s Maoist Group- People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) were gunned down while two others were injured during a joint operation carried out by Jharkhand Police and CRPF on Odisha Jharkhand border on Sunday. 

The two injured PLFI members – one identified as Dinesh Gope, Chief of the outlawed outfit and his one associate, however, managed to give a slip to the security personnel. Arms including an LNG rifle, AK-47 and a Carbine gun have been seized during the operation.

The gun battle took place between security personnel and rebels at Kulatapu Forest near Odisha-Jharkhand border during a combing operation carried out by the joint team of Jharkhand police and CRPF, informed a Jharkhand police official.