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Bihar: STF jawan killed in Maoist attack in Jamui

PTI  Bihar, September 20, 2013
First Published: 10:23 IST(20/9/2013) | Last Updated: 15:29 IST(20/9/2013)

A Special Task Force (STF) jawan was killed and two others were injured when Maoists fired at them in Bihar's Jamui district in wee hours today.

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Superintendent of Police Jitender Rana told PTI that armed Maoists blew up a PWD building by exploding bombs in Parasi village of the district.

When a STF patrol party was on way to the incident site, the Maoists opened fire on them from a mountain top in which three STF jawans were critically injured.

One of them succumbed to his injuries later on while two others are admitted in a government hospital.

Additional police force has been rushed to the spot and combing operation is on.

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