Sukma District, September 20, 2023: A Central Reserve Police Force jawan was injured on Wednesday when an improvised explosive device (IED), planted by cadres of the CPI (Maoist), exploded in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district, a senior police official said.
The incident took place at around 7.30 am near Kamarguda police camp under the Jagargunda police station area when a squad of the CRPF’s 231st battalion was out on a search operation, he declared.
The IED exploded around a kilometer away from the camp on Sukma-Dantewada inter-district border, resulting in minor splinter injuries on the legs of assistant sub-inspector Sagar Singh Tomar, he said. The jawan was administered first aid at the camp and was being shifted to a local hospital in Dantewada, the official stated.
The blast took place on the strategically important Aranpur (Dantewada)-Jagargunda (Sukma) road, construction of which was recently completed.
Source : https://www.devdiscourse.com/article/law-order/2600522-crpf-jawan-injured-in-ied-blast-in-chhattsigarhs-naxal-hit-sukma-district