Soldier Of Paramilitary Force CRPF Killed In Jharkhand Maoist Encounter

The constable rank soldier of the paramilitary force sustained bullet injuries and was killed on the spot, he said.

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Soldier Of Paramilitary Force CRPF Killed In Jharkhand Maoist Encounter

A CRPF soldier was killed in an encounter with maoists in Jharkhand today (Representational Image)

Ranchi: 

A Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF soldier was killed in an encounter with maoists in the jungles of East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand today, a senior official said.

The encounter took place in Dalapani-Galudi axis of the district, he said.

The soldier belonged to the 193rd battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the official said.

According to the official, a joint team of the state police and CRPF was out for operations and an exchange of fire took place at about 9 am.

The constable rank soldier of the paramilitary force sustained bullet injuries and was killed on the spot, he said.

More details of the encounter are awaited, he added.

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