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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.
1 CRPF jawan killed in an ongoing encounter between security forces & naxals in Giridih (Jharkhand) pic.twitter.com/JhOjg5ccuN
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Superintendent of Police, Giridih, Akhilesh B Verior has rushed to the spot.
(With inputs from agencies)