Four policemen injured in encounter with Maoists

Four policemen were injured in an encounter with Maoists at Barangburu forests in Jharkhand`s Khunti district on Saturday.

Updated: Feb 05, 2011, 14:20 PM IST

Ranchi: Four policemen were injured in an
encounter with Maoists at Barangburu forests in Jharkhand`s
Khunti district on Saturday.

"The encounter broke out during search operation and
the injuries sustained by the policemen were minor in nature,"
a senior police officer said here.

The encounter broke out during search operation in
Barangburu, about 80 km from the state capital.

Blood stains were found on the Maoists` side after
they retreated following retaliatory attack, indicating that
the rebels too suffered casualties, he said.

PTI