Four cops killed, five injured in encounter with Naxalites in Jharkhand

June 16th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI  

Ranchi, June 16 (ANI): Four police jawans were killed and another five injured in an encounter between the police and the naxalite that took place at Manatu police station area of Palamu district of Jharkhand on Tuesday.

The police were returning after a long range patrolling when the naxalite opened firing on them.

In this encounter that lasted for four hours, police also fired 1000 rounds of bullets.

The injured has been sent to Ranchi for treatment. (ANI)

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