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3 cops wounded in Maoist attack in Jharkhand

Police said a joint force of state auxiliary police (SAP) and Seraikela-Kharsawan district police were conducting a long-range patrol (LRP), when they were attacked

india Updated: May 20, 2019 23:29 IST
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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. (Representative Image)
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. (Representative Image)(PTI)
         

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. 

First Published: May 20, 2019 23:29 IST