Bihar: 10 CRPF Commandos Killed In IED Blast

Bihar: At least 10 CRPF soldiers were killed and five seriously injured in an attack by Maoist rebels in a jungle in Bihar, police said on Tuesday. According to the officials three Maoists were killed in the encounter that took place in Dumari Nala forest area in the border of Gaya and Aurangabad districts, 172km south of Patna, where the CRPF started the combing operation.
Bihar: 10 CRPF Commandos Killed In IED Blast
A team of Central Reserve Force (CRPF) were trapped after the rebels triggered around 21 improvised explosive devices and came into heavy firing on Monday night, police said.

“At least 10 CRPF commandos were killed and three of them were injured in the encounter… a massive manhunt has be been launched by the paramilitary and State police forces in the area to nab the naxals”, said Sunil Kumar, Additional Director General of Police (Headquarter).

Some arms and ammunition were also recovered from the site. The jawans belonged to the 205th COBRA battalion and were deployed in the State for conducting anti-naxal operations.


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