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CRPF jawan injured, Maoist held in encounter

india Updated: Apr 19, 2011 15:32 IST
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A CRPF jawan was critically injured during an encounter between security forces and armed Maoists at Navigaarh and Pananwa Tand area in Gaya district on Tuesday, police said.

On a tip-off, a police team assisted by CRPF personnel surrounded the area where armed ultras had assembled, city SP Ratna Mani Sanjeev said. Both sides exchanged several rounds of fire, he said, adding a CRPF jawan was critically wounded in the encounter.

Police succeeded in capturing an ultra suspected to be a top Maoist leader and seized three guns from the spot, Sanjeev said.

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