Bihar: CRPF jawan injured in encounter, Maoist held
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Last Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 16:30
  
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


First Published: Tuesday, April 19, 2011, 16:30


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