3 security men injured in encounter with Maoists

One Maoist was killed and the retreating rebels fled with the body,police says.

Written by Agencies | Chatra/jharkhand | Published: September 18, 2012 9:37 am

A Maoist was on Tuesday killed while three security personnel,including a CRPF commandant,were injured in an encounter between the two sides in the district.

On information that the ultra-left wing guerrillas had gathered near the village,about 80 km from Ranchi,the police rushed to the spot around 4 am,SP Anup Birtheray said.

In the ensuing encounter,CRPF Commandant R R Mishra,a CoBRA jawan and a district police man suffered injuries,and were admitted to a hospital,he said.

One Maoist was killed and the retreating rebels fled with the body,police added.

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