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Naxal-related incidents leaves two security personnel injured in Chhattisgarh


Raipur, Sep 10: Two security personnel were on Sunday injured in separate Naxal-related incidents in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, police said.

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While one CRPF jawan was injured in an exchange of fire with Maoists, a DRG jawan sustained injuries in an improvised bomb blast, triggered by ultras, at different places, Deputy Inspector General of Police (Dantewada Range) Sundarraj P told PTI.

Both the incidents occurred in the forests of Aranpur police station limits, around 450 kms away from here. Separate teams of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Special Task Force (STF) were out on anti-Maoist operations in the interiors of Aranpur, he said.

The DRG jawan from one of the patrolling teams came under the impact of the explosion triggered by Naxals in the forest that left him injured, the DIG said. In another incident, a gun-battle broke out between security forces and ultras leaving a paramilitary trooper injured, he added.

Reinforcement was rushed to the spots and the injured were shifted to the hospital in Aranapur, he said adding further details are awaited.


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