Gaya (Bihar), June 16 (ANI): Bihar Police have arrested two Maoists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition from their hideout.
Acting on a tip-off, police raided a place in the forest where the Maoists had assembled.
"Two days ago Gaya police received information about a training camp of Maoists in Hazaribagh district. They could have planned a destructive incident on the basis of this information a special team was formed," said Amit Lodh, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Gaya.
After a fierce gunfight that continued for two hours, security forces finally overpowered the rebels and destroyed three of their camps.
"When the team went there, Maoists opened fire. About 150 rounds of fire were opened and after that the forces retaliated by opening fire on the Maoists. They crawled up the mountain and chased the Maoists, and then blasted three of their camps.
Police have received huge cache of arms and ammunitions," Lodh added. (ANI)