2 STF Personnel Injured In IED Blast Triggered By Naxalites In Bijapur District

Bijapur District, April 10, 2024: Two personnel of the Special Task Force were injured today when a pressure improvised explosive device (IED) planted by Naxalites exploded in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, a police official announced to the press today.

The incident occurred between 5 am and 6 am at a forest in Itwar village under Gangaloor police station area when a team of security personnel was out on a search operation, the police official declared.

During the exercise, two STF personnel, Shivlal Mandavi and Mithlesh Markam, came in contact with the pressure IED, triggering the blast that left them injured, the police official commented.

The two personnel were shifted to a local hospital and their condition was reported to be out of danger, the police official stated.

A search operation was underway in the area, the police official added.

Source : https://www.deccanherald.com/india/chhattisgarh/2-stf-personnel-injured-as-ied-planted-by-naxalites-explodes-in-chhattisgarhs-bijapur-2972013