CRPF Jawan injured in IED blast in Chandigarh

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Raipur | Published: June 18, 2016 2:36:37 PM

A CRPF jawan was today injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bijapur district.....

Naxal AttackSecurity forces were out on the operation since last evening to the interior forests of Gangaloor, located around 450 km away from the state capital. (Reuters)

A CRPF jawan was today injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bijapur district.
The incident took place in the forests of Gangaloor police station area when a team of CRPF’s elite Cobra unit was carrying out a search-cum-area domination operation in the region, a CRPF official said.

Security forces were out on the operation since last evening to the interior forests of Gangaloor, located around 450 km away from the state capital.

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When they reached Pusnar at around 9:30 am today, Naxals detonated the Improvised Explosive Device leaving a constable injured, he said.

“The constable identified as Arun Minj sustained injuries in his eye and left leg,” the official said, adding that he was admitted to a local hospital.

Meanwhile, a search operation has been launched in the region to nab the ultras involved in the incident, he added.

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