Jharkhand :2/6/19: A jawan of Sashastra Seema Bal was killed in an encounter with Maoists in Dumka district of Jharkhand in the wee hours today.
Four jawans were also injured. Superintendent of Police YS Ramesh said, a search operation was going on in the forests of Taldangal when Maoists opened fire on jawans around 3:30 AM. He said, at least five Maoists received bullets as they retreated into the forest.
One of the injured jawans has been airlifted to Ranchi, while others are being treated at the Dumka Sadar Hospital.