Ranchi: One policeman was killed and two
others were injured during an encounter with the Maoists in
the jungles of Saranda in Jharkhand`s West Singhbhum district
on Saturday, a senior police officer said.
"During an operation, a gun battle started between our
forces and the Maoists. A constable was killed and two other
policemen were injured. The Maoists have also suffered
casualties," IGP (Operation) R K Malik said.
He said the encounter was on.