Seven CRPF men injured in Jharkhand blast

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.