Two policemen injured in landmine blast
Kolkata: Two policemen were on Friday injured by
a land mine explosion triggered by suspected Maoists near
Pirakata in Lalgarh in West Midnapore district.
A senior police officer of West Midnapore district told
a news agency that the number of injured might increase.
"There were probably two explosions," he said.
The incident occurred when the security personnel, part of
joint forces, were walking from Pirakata police camp to a
jungle near Burisole for an operation. The injured, whose
identity was yet to be known, have been rushed to a hospital,
According to police sources, the Maoists opened fire at
the patrolling party just after the explosion, following which
the forces retaliated.
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