Police sources said that the encounter between the two sides took place in forests of Tuti Jharia and Jhumra hills. Police said that a tip-off had been received that Maoists had gathered in the area and were planning to execute a major crime after which a joint team of police and CRPF conducted raids.
As soon as the ultras saw the police they opened fire in which two jawans sustained bullet injuries. Search and combing operations were on in the area. (UNI)