CRPF trooper killed in Jharkhand shootout

Ranchi, June 7 (IANS) A CRPF trooper was killed during a shootout here with Maoists on Thursday, police said.

The incident occurred in the city’s Dalbhaga area at around 6.50 a.m., when a joint team of Central Reserve Police Force’s 209 CoBRA Battalion and Jharkhand Police was on a search and area dominance operation.

A police personnel has sustained injuries.

A CRPF officer said heavy firing was still going on.

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