India: CAF jawan injured in IED blast by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

A Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) jawan was on Wednesday injured when a pressure improvised explosive device (IED), planted by Naxals, exploded while it was being defused by security personnel in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, police said.

The incident occurred around 8.20 am in the forest near Pusnar village under Gangaloor police station area when separate joint teams of security forces were out on a road security and area domination operation, a police official said.

The personnel belonging to the District Reserve Guard (DRG), CAF and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were involved in the operation, he said.

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Source: The Tribune