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Jharkhand: 3 cops killed in Naxal attack

The attack by armed Maoists occurred at about 8:30 PM when a police party was on-board an official four-wheeled vehicle in the Chandwa police station area, officials said.

By: PTI | Ranchi |
Updated: November 22, 2019 10:26:20 pm
Jharkhand: 3 cops killed in Naxal attack The Maoists are reported to have sprung a surprise attack on the personnel. (Representational Image)

Three Jharkhand police personnel were on Friday killed in a Naxal attack in the state’s Latehar district, officials said.

The attack by armed Maoists occurred at about 8:30 PM when a police party was on-board an official four-wheeled vehicle in the Chandwa police station area, they said.

The Maoists are reported to have sprung a surprise attack on the personnel.

Three police personnel, including a Sub-Inspector rank official, have been killed while one has been injured, they said.

Some home guard personnel are also reported to be in the casualty list.

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