01 Sep 2018
Chhattisgarh: Three jawans injured in IED blast by Naxals
Three District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawans were injured in an IED blast triggered allegedly by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Saturday.
The incident took place at around 12:30 pm in Rabdipara village under Phulbagdi police station area when a team of the DRG staff was out on an anti-Naxal operation.
The DRG is a special anti-Naxal police force deployed in the insurgency-hit districts.
Naxals have been a regular nuisance in Sukma
When the patrolling team reached Rabdipara, around 500km from the state capital Raipur, ultras triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) that left three jawans injured, a senior police said.
On being alerted about the incident, reinforcement was rushed to the blast spot and efforts were on evacuating the injured to Sukma town, he said.
It is the second IED blast in a month.