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CRPF official injured in gun-battle with the Maoists in Bokaro

A senior CRPF official was injured in an encounter with Maoists as security forces destroyed a rebel camp at Jhumra hills in Bokaro district of Jharkhand.



Bokaro: A senior CRPF official was injured
in an encounter with Maoists as security forces destroyed a
rebel camp at Jhumra hills in Bokaro district of Jharkhand, a
senior police said here.

Assistant Commandant J P Yadav suffered bullet injury
on shoulder during the gunbattle with the Maoists but was now
out of danger,Superintendent of Police S K Singh told newsmen
here.

About 40 Maoists fought with the security personnel
and they fired over 600 rounds, Singh said and added the CRPF
and the district police returned 500 shots before the rebels
retreated into the forests.

The police destroyed their camp and recovered some
explosives, wire, batteries, flash lights and a gas cylinder
from the spot, he said.

However, it was not known whether the Maoists had
suffered any casualty.

PTI

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