Trooper, 3 Maoists killed in Jharkhand encounter

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Giridih (Jharkhand) (IANS) A CRPF trooper was killed on Monday when the Central Reserve Police Force took on Maoists in a forested area here and brought down three of the banned Left-wing extremists, officials said.

The operation took place at 6.15 a.m. in the Belbha Ghat area of Jharkhand.

Three bodies of the banned extremists along with one AK-47 Rifle, three magazines and four pipe bombs were recovered after the gun battle ended, an official statement said. 

A CRPF constable-guard of the 7th Battalion was killed in the gunfight, it said.

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