New Delhi: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was killed in an encounter between security forces and Maoist naxals in a forest region of Giridih district in Jharkhand on Friday.

The body of the deceased personnel has been brought to Pirtand.

Following the incident, the superintendent of police has rushed to the spot.

Reports say encounter between security forces and naxals currently underway.

(With inputs from agencies)