Special Task Force personnel killed in encounter

A STF personnel was killed in an encounter between police and Maoists in Lakhisarai district, a police officer said.

Published: 10th August 2016 01:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th August 2016 01:42 PM   |  A+A-


LAKHISARAI: A Special Task Force (STF) personnel was killed in an encounter between police and Maoists in a hilly area of Lakhisarai district in Bihar, a police officer said today.

During a combing operation at Gogharghati Pahari area last night, an encounter took place between the police and the Maoists in which the STF personnel, Ajay Mandal, was killed after he sustained a bullet injury on his chest, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Kajra, Pankaj Kumar said.

The body has been sent to Munger Sadar Hospital for post-mortem, he said.

The slain STF man hailed from Nawada village in Bhagalpur district, Kumar said.

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