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Jharkhand: Policeman killed in Maoist attack

A police constable was killed on Wednesday and two other jawans were injured in a Maoist assault at Itkhori in Jharkhand's Chatra district.

india Updated: Dec 25, 2014 05:49 IST
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A police constable was killed on Wednesday and two other jawans were injured in a Maoist assault at Itkhori in Jharkhand's Chatra district.

Superintendent of police SN Jha said the Maoists attacked a police party, triggering an encounter near Bhadrakali temple, which comes under the purview of Itkhori police station.

He said a constable was killed in action and two jawans were injured. The injured were admitted to a hospital in Hazaribagh.

First Published: Dec 25, 2014 05:44 IST