CRPF personnel and 3 Naxals killed in encounter in Jharkhand

Giridih (Jharkhand): A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was killed in an encounter while three Naxals were gunned down in Jharkhand.

The encounter broke out 6:15 am, during special operations being carried out by 7 Battalion of CRPF in Belbha Ghat forest area. An AK-47 rifle, three magazines, and four pipe bombs were seized from the possession of the deceased Naxals.

Officials told the bodies of the three Naxals were recovered.”Unfortunately, during the retaliatory action a CRPF personnel lost his life,” the CRPF said. Further news is awaited.

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