According to CRPF (26th Battalion) Commandant Sanjay Kumar, the encounter took place near Tulbul village during a long range patrolling at Jhumra Hills under Gomia police station of the district.
He said a jawan suffered injuries in the encounter.
A vehicle was blown up on Thursday in Bokaro and the picture depicts that the naxals missed the target and the vehicle plunged into the creator. The injuries were caused not because of blast but because of falling of vehicle in the creator.
Bokaro is under Giridih Lok Sabha seat where polling was underway on Thursday.
With PTI inputs