India: Villager injured in IED blast in Gumla

A villager was seriously injured in an IED blast that occurred in Marwa Karagani under Kurumgarh police station in Gumla district. The injured villager villager identified as Mahender Mahto (23) who got his one leg totally damaged in the booby trap of the Maoists.

Showing a humane face the Jharkhand Police sent a chopper to Gumla and airlifted the man, who fell prey to the booby trap of Maoists when he went to the jungles to graze his animals.

The ADG said that the IED blast which damaged one leg of a villager went off exactly at the same location where one CRPF jawan had a similar brush with the IED.

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Source: The Pioneer