Gumla (Jharkhand): An STF personnel was on Wednesday killed and two were injured when Maoists attacked security forces near Luru village of the district, police said.
Deputy Inspector General of Police Sheetal Oraon told a news agency that the attack took place during anti-Maoist operation.
"One jawan of the Special Task Force was killed in the attack while two others suffered injuries," Oraon told PTI over phone.
He said one Maoist was killed in the return fire.
"The encounter is going on," he added.