Ranchi: A CRPF jawan was today killed in an encounter with Naxals in the jungles of East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, a senior official said.
The encounter took place in Dalapani-Galudi axis of the district, he said.
The jawan belonged to the 193rd battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the official said.
According to the official, a joint team of the state police and CRPF was out for operations and an exchange of fire took place at about 9 am.
The constable rank jawan of the paramilitary force sustained bullet injuries and was killed on the spot, he said.
More details of the encounter are awaited, he added.
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