CRPF jawan killed in encounter with Maoists in Jharkhand

Inspector General of Police (CRPF) Sanjay Anand Lathkar said the jawan died in the encounter and his body was being brought to Pirtand in Giridih.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 17, 2016 11:19:19 am
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A CRPF jawan was on Friday killed in an encounter with Maoists in Patharchhapra jungles of Giridih district in Jharkhand.

Inspector General of Police (CRPF) Sanjay Anand Lathkar said the jawan died in the encounter and his body was being brought to Pirtand in Giridih.

Superintendent of Police, Giridih, Akhilesh B Verior has rushed to the spot.

(With inputs from agencies)

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