Chhattisgarh: 3 CRPF jawans killed as ammunition explodes

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 19:28

New Delhi: Three CRPF jawans were on Tuesday
killed in Chhattisgarh after the ammunition they were carrying
exploded.

Official sources said that a company (around 100 men) of
the force`s 85th battalion was moving along with its
ammunition towards an operational base in Bijapur district
when the ammunition exploded killing three jawans.

The incident happened due to suspected mishandling of
the ammunition cache which included grenades and other
explosives, they said.

Some jawans have also received minor injuries in the
accident and the officers will probe the reasons for the
incident, they added. Three CRPF jawans killed as ammunition
explodes

Bureau Report



First Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 19:28

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