A head constable was killed and one other policeman injured when Naxals detonated an Improvised Explosive Gadget (IED) in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district on Tuesday, police stated. The incident befell round 9.30 am beneath Kutru police station space, situated round 450 km from Raipur, when a group of safety personnel was out on an space domination operation to make sure safety to highway building work underway there, a police official informed PTI.
Whereas the patrolling group was cordoning off a forest close to Ambeli village, round 4 km away from Kutru, Naxals triggered the IED blast, he stated. Head Constable Kalendra Prasad Nayak was killed, whereas constable Kamal Thakur acquired splinter accidents within the explosion, the official stated.
The injured policeman and the physique of the top constable had been being shifted to Bijapur, he stated, including that search operation was nonetheless underway within the space.