At least 4 Naxals, 1 soldier killed in Jharkhand encounter

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Dumka, Jharkhand, India Published: Jun 02, 2019, 12:47 PM(IST)

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According to our information, 4-5 Naxals have been shot.

At least four Naxals and one security personnel were killed in an encounter which took place in Dumka area of Jharkhand on Sunday, police said.

Speaking to ANI, Y S Ramesh, Superintendent of Police, said "In an encounter with Naxals in Dumka district, one jawan has lost his life and four others have been injured." 

According to our information, 4-5 Naxals have been shot.

A search operation was going on when Maoists opened fire on jawans around 3.30 AM, Superintendent of Police Y S Ramesh said.

More details are awaited. 

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