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 CRPF commando killed in Jharkhand, encounter under way

 

CRPF commando killed in Jharkhand, encounter under way

Last Updated on : 7 Jun,2018 | Source : Universal News Timeline


Ranchi:
A CoBRA commando of the CRPF was killed and a policeman injured during an encounter with Naxals in Saraikela area of Jharkhand in Thursday.

Officials said a gunbattle began early morning in the Dalbhaga-Arki area of the Saraikela-Kharsawan district at about 7 am when a joint team of the 209th battalion of the CoBRA (commando battalion for resolute action) and Jharkhand Police was out for operation.

A commando has been killed while a state police personnel has been injured during the encounter, they said.

The encounter took place in Saraikela, the administrative headquarter of Saraikela Kharsawan district which is about 135-km from the state capital here.

Heavy firing is still on and further details are awaited, they said. 



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