CoBRA Commando Killed, Policeman Injured In Encounter In Jharkhand

A commando has been killed while a state police personnel has been injured during the encounter, officials said.

CoBRA Commando Killed, Policeman Injured In Encounter In Jharkhand

The encounter took place in Saraikela area of Jharkhand. (File)

Ranchi: A CoBRA commando of the CRPF was killed and a policeman injured during an encounter with Naxals in Saraikela area of Jharkhand today, officials said.

They said a gunbattle began early morning in Dalbhaga-Arki area of Saraikela-Kharsawan district at about 7 am when a joint team of the 209th battalion of the CoBRA or commando battalion for resolute action and Jharkhand Police was out for operation.

A commando has been killed while a state police personnel has been injured during the encounter, they said. The encounter took place in Saraikela, the administrative headquarter of Saraikela Kharsawan district which is about 135-km from the state capital here.

Heavy firing is still on and further details are awaited, they said. 


 
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