WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Apr 15, 2019, 09.33 AM
Three Naxals and a paramilitary soldier were killed in an encounter in Jharkhand's Giridih early on Monday.
The encounter between the Naxals and the 7th battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) broke out at 6am in the forests of Belbha Ghat area, news agency ANI reported.
The district is about 185 km from state capital Ranchi.
Giridih: Bodies of 3 Naxals along with 1 AK-47 rifle, 3 magazines & 4 pipe bombs recovered after 7 battalion of CRPF carried out special operations in forest area in Belbha Ghat today wherein an encounter broke out with Naxals. One CRPF personnel lost his life. #Jharkhandpic.twitter.com/J9UK86ME2f