Maoists opened fire at a make shift CRPF camp at Bundu in Jharkhand, leaving a villager dead and a jawan injured, police said on Wednesday.

Armed Maoists attacked the camp located in a school, about 50 km from here, around 11 pm on Wednesday, Deputy Inspector General of Police, R.K. Mullick, said.

"While a CRPF jawan was injured in the firing, a villager was killed in the cross fire. The jawan is out of danger," Mr. Mullick said.

The school was being used by the CRPF as a temporary camp to face the Maoist challenge in Ranchi district during their bandh, Mr. Mullick said. The Maoists fled the spot after a strong retaliatory action.

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