In Jharkhand, a Jawan of Central Reserve Police Force was martyred during an anti-Naxal operation in the forest area under Serengdah Police Station of Lohardaga district. Jawan Dileshwar Paras, who was seriously injured in an IED blast, was brought to Ranchi in a critical condition with the help of an Indian Air Force helicopter.
He breathed his last at Medica Hospital in Ranchi. The mortal remains of the martyred Jawan have been taken to RIMS Hospital for post-mortem.
Chief Minister Hemant Soren paid tributes to the martyred soldier at JAP-1 Ground here in Ranchi this evening.