Three CRPF Men Injured in IED Blast in Chhattisgarh

Three CRPF personnel were today injured in an IED blast during an anti-Naxal operation in Chhattisgarh\'s Sukma district.

Published: 18th April 2016 11:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th April 2016 11:49 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

RAIPUR: Three CRPF personnel were today injured in an IED blast during an anti-Naxal operation in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.      

Officials said the incident took place early today near the Chintagufa-Burkapal axis when troops of 74th battalion were sanitising a track. There personnel, including an Inspector rank official, were injured in a blast from a hidden improvised explosive device (IED).             

They said the three personnel are being airlifted to nearby Jagdalpur for medical care and aid.              

Sukma is one of the worst Maoist violence affected districts of the state in the Bastar region.

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