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Two jawans injured in Naxal IED blast in Chhattisgarh

Two ITBP personnel came in contact with the IED triggering an explosion that caused superficial splinter injuries to them.
Last Updated : 14 June 2024, 07:37 IST

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Narayanpur: Two personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were injured after an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by Naxalites went off in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district on Friday, police said.

The incident took place around 6:30 am in the forest near Kutul village under Kohkameta police station area when a team of ITBP’s 53rd battalion was out on an area domination operation, a police official said.

Two ITBP personnel came in contact with the IED triggering an explosion that caused superficial splinter injuries to them, he said.

The wounded jawans were rushed to a hospital here and they were said to be out of danger, he said, adding that a search operation is under way in the area.

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Published 14 June 2024, 07:37 IST

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