1 CoBRA Personnel Martyred In Encounter With Naxals In Jharkhand, Opt Underway


Ranchi: Encounter between naxals & troops of 209 CoBRA battalion & Jharkhand Police in Saraikela: Police jawan, who who was injured, succumbed to his injuries. 1 CoBRA personnel had lost his life too. Firing concludes, search operation underway.

A Jharkhand police official, who sustained injuries in an encounter with naxals in Jharkhand’s Saraikela district earlier in the day, succumbed to his injuries.

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The encounter took place when the troops of 209 CoBRA battalion and Jharkhand Police were combing the area under a Search and Destroy Operation.

A 209 CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) battalion official was also killed in the exchange of fire. A search operation is currently underway to track down naxals who are hiding, if any.