3 Maoists killed, 1 CRPF jawan martyred in Jharkhand encounter

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Three Maoists were killed and a CRPF jawan was martyred in an encounter in Jharkhand’s Giridih district on Monday, officials said.   

The encounter broke out at around 6 am after the security forces carried out a special operation in the forests area in Belbha Ghat.

According to the reports, three bodies of Maoists along with an AK-47 rifle, three magazines and four pipe bombs have been recovered from the encounter site, the officials said.