Bihar: CRPF jawan injured in encounter, Maoist held

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 19:05

Gaya: 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 - 19:05

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