Garwah (Jharkhand), May 12 : A suspected Naxalite was today shot and injured while another was arrested after an shootout at Ranka in Garwah district this afternoon, police said.
A group of extremists, who had assembled at Dheura village, were caught unawares when security forces reached the spot. When the ultras opened fire, the security forces returned fire.
A suspected Naxalite was hit by a bullet, police said, adding the injured ultra was taken away by his associates.
Another suspected Naxalite was arrested after the shootout in which nearly two hundred rounds were fired by both sides.
One pistol, twenty detonators and some documents pertaining to the Naxalite movement were recovered from the spot.