Seven CRPF men injured in Jharkhand blast

Last Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 21:26

Ranchi: Seven CRPF personnel were injured in a landmine blast triggered by Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand`s Bokaro district Sunday, police said.
According to police, the Maoists detonated a landmine at Jhumra hill of Bokaro, around 130 km from Ranchi when CRPF personnel were returning from a routine patrol.

The condition of one of the injured CRPF trooper is said to be serious.

Maoist guerrillas are active in 18 of Jharkhand`s 24 districts.


First Published: Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 21:26

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