India: IED blast in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur, one CRPF constable injured

An IED (Improvised Explosive Device) exploded in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Tuesday morning, injuring a CRPF constable, according to an official.

The injured jawan has been identified as constable Deepak Paswan (CRPF 168 battalion). “The blast occurred at around 8 am in the morning at about 300 metres ahead of Galgam camp, Nabbi road under Usur police station area in the district,” Bastar Inspector General of Police (IG) P Sundarraj said.

The IED was planted by Naxalites to harm the security forces engaged in road construction near the drain in Galgam village, officials said.

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Source: PTC News