Four policemen injured in landmine blast in Gadchiroli

Four policemen were Tuesday injured when Naxals triggered a landmine blast in Perimili area of Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra, police said.

Nagpur: Four policemen were Tuesday injured
when Naxals triggered a landmine blast in Perimili area of
Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra, police said.

The incident occurred when Naxals blew off an
anti-landmine vehicle carrying the police party this morning
in Aheri Taluka of the district, one of the worst-hit by
ultra-left extremism in the state, they said.

Naxals also opened indiscriminate firing on the police
party, which had gone to recover the bodies of four
securitymen including, a CRPF inspector, who were killed in
the landmine blast in the same area yesterday.

The deceased were identified as CRPF Inspector
Nivrati Jadhav, two sub-inspectors of Maharashtra police--
Shashi More and Mahendra Mangul--and constable Anand Patil.
Further details are awaited.

PTI

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