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Five security personnel injured in Maoist blast in Chhattisgarh

Nov 14, 2018 15:05 IST
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Five security personnel, including four BSF jawans, and a civilian were injured when Maoists blew up a truck with an IED in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Wednesday, a senior police official said. “Four Border Security Force personnel, belonging to the 414th battalion, a District Reserve Guard jawan, and a civilian, who was driving the vehicle, received injuries in the improvised explosive device blast,” he said. Reinforcement was rushed to the spot and the injured persons were shifted to a local hospital, he said, adding that a search operation was underway in the region.