Two CRPF jawans injured in Maoist encounter

Two CRPF jawans were injured Tuesday in an encounter with Maoist cadre at Thalkobad in Naxal-hit West Singhbhum district.

Last Updated: Aug 02, 2011, 15:57 PM IST

Chaibasa: Two CRPF jawans were
injured Tuesday in an encounter with Maoist cadre at Thalkobad in Naxal-hit West Singhbhum district.
The encounter took place during regular patrolling in
the Naxal-hit areas of the district.

Superintendent of Police A K Singh said the encounter
lasted for about one-and-a-half hours in which two CRPF jawans
sustained injuries.

Both the jawans were airlifted to a private hospital in Ranchi, he said.
Singh claimed that some Maoists also sustained
injuries in the encounter.

PTI