P. Ranjan Das, Bijapur. A soldier of Chhattisgarh Armed Forces has been injured due to the blast of pressure IED planted by Maoists. There are preparations to airlift the soldier to Raipur for better treatment. Also read: Power Centre: Kissa-e-Bangla.. Lottery.. Baba’s refuge.. ‘Collector’ on target.. Angry over appointment.. Ruckus in Dhaba..- Ashish Tiwari

According to the information, a team of Chhattisgarh Armed Forces had come out from Dumaripalnar camp for area domination and de-mining. A soldier was injured in a pressure IED blast planted by Maoists between Dumripalnar and Timenar around 9 am today. The soldier’s leg is injured.

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The security forces have recovered three pressure IEDs of 5 kg each from the spot, out of which two IEDs were destroyed on the spot by the team of District Force BDS Dumripalnar and one IED was safely defused. The injured soldier has been sent to Dantewada District Hospital after first aid in Nelsnar, from where he will be airlifted to Raipur.