3 cops wounded in Maoist attack in Jharkhand

Three Jharkhand police personnel were airlifted to Ranchi after they were injured in an attack by left-wing extremists, also known as Maoists, near Hudungada village in Seraikela-Kharsawan district on Monday.

“Two jawans sustained bullet injuries during an encounter with CPI (Maoist) extremists led by sub-zonal commander Maharaj Pramanik in Kharsawan today morning. A joint force of state auxiliary police (SAP) and Seraikela-Kharsawan district police were conducting a long-range patrol (LRP), when they were attacked,” said Kuldeep Dwivedi, deputy inspector general of police , Kolhan. 

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May 20, 2019 23:29 IST

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