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Jharkhand: 3 Naxals, CRPF jawan killed during an encounter in Ranchi

The encounter between the two, took place around 6 am in the forests of Belbha Ghat area of the district when troops of the 7th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were undertaking operations, they said.

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Ranchi Published on: April 15, 2019 10:15 IST
The search is still being conducted in the encounter area,
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The search is still being conducted in the encounter area, and the force is looking for more recoveries

Three Maoists and one CRPF jawan were killed in an encounter in Jharkhand's Giridih district on Monday, officials said.

The encounter between the two, took place around 6 am in the forests of Belbha Ghat area of the district when troops of the 7th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were undertaking operations, they said.

The Belbha district is about 185 kms from state capital Ranchi. 

Three bodies of Maoists along with an AK-47 Rifle, three bullet magazines and four pipe bombs have been recovered from the encounter site till now, the officials said. 

A CRPF jawan was also killed in the encounter, they added. 

The force is looking for more recoveries and a search is being conducted in the encounter area, they said.

The search is still being conducted in the encounter area, and the force is looking for more recoveries, they said

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