Bihar: CRPF jawan injured in encounter, Maoist held

A CRPF jawan was critically injured during an encounter between security forces and armed Maoists at Navigaarh and Pananwa Tand area in Gaya district on Tuesday, police said.

Updated: Apr 19, 2011, 16:30 PM IST

Gaya (Bihar): A CRPF jawan was critically
injured during an encounter between security forces and armed
Maoists at Navigaarh and Pananwa Tand area in Gaya district
on Tuesday, police said.
On a tip-off, a police team assisted by CRPF personnel
surrounded the area where armed ultras had assembled, City SP
Ratna Mani Sanjeev said.

Both sides exchanged several rounds of fire, he said,
adding a CRPF jawan was critically wounded in the encounter.
Police succeeded in capturing a ultra suspected to be a top
Maoists leader and seized three guns from the spot, Sanjeev
said.

PTI