Chatra (Jharkhand): Three security personnel, including a CRPF commandant, were on Tuesday injured and a rebel was shot dead during a three-hour long gun battle with the Maoists in Chatra district’s Judi Gaon, police said.
        
Getting information that the ultra-left wing guerrillas had gathered near the village, about 80 km from Ranchi, the police rushed to the spot around 4 am, Superintendent of Police Anup Birtheray said.
     
In the ensuing encounter, CRPF Commandant R R Mishra, a CoBRA jawan and a district police man suffered injuries, and were admitted to a hospital, he said.
      
One Maoist was killed and the retreating rebels fled with the body, police added.

(Agencies)

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