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

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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.

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

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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.