RAIPUR: Maoist attack in chhatisgarh allelrt police. Three paramilitary personnel have been injured in a bomb blast triggered by Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district today morning.
The blast took place between the Jagargunda and Aranpur area, approximately 50 km from the Dantewada district headquarters.
The injured soldiers- P Mohan, an assistant sub-inspector and constables Sabjit Ghosh and Rajendra Prasad Yadav- are undergoing treatment at the Dantewada district hospital.
Mr Mohan, who is critical, will be airlifted to Raipur shortly.
The explosion was caused by an Improvised Explosive Device or IED that can be set off remotely. The soldiers of the Central Reserve Police Force who are from 111 CRPF battalion were part of a team providing security at a road construction site when the blast was triggered.