One killed, three injured in Jharkhand landmine blast

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Chaibasa (Jharkhand), May 19 (ANI): One person was killed and three others injured when suspected Maoists triggered a landmine blast near Otar village of Singhbhum District in Jharkhand on Tuesday.

According to police officials, the incident took place when the CRPF personnel were returning to their camp at Bandgaon after an overnight patrolling.

Apprehending landmine traps, the personnel were walking to their camp while the driver was driving the unoccupied bus loaded with their luggage when the vehicle drove over the landmine.

Chandan Kumar, the driver of the vehicle, was killed on the spot while three CRPF men, suffered shrapnel wounds.

The condition of one of the injured was reportedly very serious. (ANI)

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