Palamau blast toll climbs to 7

Palamau blast toll climbs to 7

With the recovery of four more bodies, the toll in the IED blast triggered by Maoists in Palamau district has climbed to seven.

Palamau DC K Srinivasan said four bodies were recovered from the spot at Kalapahari area on Wednesday night, taking the toll in the blast to seven. Srinivasan had on Wednesday told media that three policemen had been killed in the blast and seven others injured.

The Commandant of 134 Battalion of CRPF, S K Linda, had said the police were on an anti-Maoist operation when the vehicle carrying these personnel drove over the improvised explosive device. 

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