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Bandgaon police station in West Singhbhum district has recorded an encounter between security forces and Naxalites.

The encounter took place on Friday evening, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Kolhan Range, Rajiv Ranjan Singh told journalists today. He said that an encounter took place between security forces and PLFI Naxalites in Manmaru forest under the jurisdiction of Bandgaon police station. 

There was no casualty though the DIG pointed out that several rounds of firing took place."The Naxals fled deep inside the forest", he added.

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