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Jharkhand: Three maoists killed in encounter with security forces, one jawan martyred

Giridih, Apr.15 (HS): Near the border with neighborly state of Bihar, in Bhelvaghati areas of Jharkhand, three maoists have been killed and one jawan belonging to CRPF has been martyred, today, in a fierce encounter with security forces.

As per Additional Director General of Police, Murli Kumar Meena, after encounter, a search operation is being carried out in the areas and during operation, several fire arms including two AK-47 have been recovered from the spot.

Reportedly, one CRPF jawan namely Vishwajeet Chauhan of Assam has also lost his life on line of action. However, identification of maoists are still awaited.

Encounter took place in Bhelvaghati police station of Devri block in Giridih, district. Meanwhile, SP, Giridih SK Jha has said that search operation was still going on in the area.

Hindusthan Samachar

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