Two policemen injured in landmine blast

Two policemen were injured Wednesday in a landmine blast in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur district.

Updated: Jun 30, 2010, 16:03 PM IST

Raipur: Two policemen were injured Wednesday
in a landmine blast in Chhattisgarh`s Bijapur district.

The incident took place in Cherpal village when the
explosives went off while the security personnel were
de-mining the Bijapur-Gangalur road, District Superintendent
of Police Avinash Mohanty said.

The policemen were on patrol in the area after
receiving a tip off that Naxals had laid a landmine on the
stretch, Mohanty said.

Further details are awaited.

PTI