Three CRPF jawans killed in naxal blast

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Raipur, June 8 (UNI) Three CRPF jawans were today killed when naxals triggered a landmine blast near Dalli-Rajhara in Durg district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

The blast occurred when CRPF jawans had gone to inspect the route before conveying explosives from Dalli-Rajhara to Mahamaya iron ore godown. Two jawans died on the spot, while one succumbed before reaching hospital.

Two others were seriously injured and were admitted to Bhilai steel plant's hospital. After the explosion, naxals looted a pistol and three SLRs.

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