BSF Jawan Killed By IED Blast Triggered By Naxalites In Kanker District

Kanker District, December 14, 2023: A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan was killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast triggered by Naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s Kanker district on Thursday.

The incident occurred near Sadaktola village under Partapur police station limits when a joint team of the BSF and district police force was out patrolling, a senior police official said.

BSF head constable Akhilesh Rai sustained injuries in an IED explosion triggered by Naxalites, he commented. Mr. Rai was administered preliminary treatment and referred to Pakhanjur for further medical care but succumbed to the injuries, the official stated.

Mr. Rai was a native of Uttar Pradesh.

A search operation by a joint team of BSF, District Reserve Guard and district police force is underway in the area, the official added.

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