CRPF Sub-Inspector Injured In IED Blast Triggered By CPI (Maoist) Cadres In Dantewada District

Dantewada District, February 1, 2024: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast triggered by cadres of the CPI (Maoist) in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Thursday, a police official announced to the press today.

The blast occurred near Ghotia under Malewahi police station limits of the district when a joint team of the CRPF’s 195th battalion and local police was out on a road security operation, the police official declared.

Girish Babu, an ASI with the CRPF battalion, sustained injuries in the explosion, and was being shifted to the district hospital for treatment, the police official added.

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