CRPF jawan, 3 Naxals killed in Jharkhand's Belbha Ghat forest during encounter; AK-47 rifle, 4 pipe bombs seized

  • Bodies of the three Naxals were recovered after the encounter, which broke out at 6:15 am

  • Special operations were carried out by 7 Battalion of CRPF in Belbha Ghat forest area

  • An AK-47 rifle, three magazines, and four pipe bombs were seized from the possession of the deceased Naxals

Jharkhand: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was killed while three Naxals were gunned down in an encounter which broke out earlier on Monday, officials said.

 CRPF jawan, 3 Naxals killed in Jharkhands Belbha Ghat forest during encounter; AK-47 rifle, 4 pipe bombs seized

Representational image. PTI

Bodies of the three Naxals were recovered after the encounter, which broke out at 6:15 am, during special operations being carried out by 7 Battalion of CRPF in Belbha Ghat forest area.

"Unfortunately, during the retaliatory action a CRPF personnel lost his life," the CRPF said.

An AK-47 rifle, three magazines, and four pipe bombs were seized from the possession of the deceased Naxals.

Further details are awaited.

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Updated Date: Apr 15, 2019 11:06:28 IST