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CRPF jawan martryered in IED Blast in Chhattisgarh's Bodli

The martyred CRPF personnel has been identified as Roshan Kumar, a resident of Bihar's Nawada.  

CRPF jawan martryered in IED Blast in Chhattisgarh's Bodli
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DANTEWADA: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) died in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast near Bodli in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada on Wednesday morning.

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The martyred soldier has been identified as Roshan Kumar, a resident of Bihar's Nawada. He was a part of 195 battalion of the CRPF. 

The blast took place at around  6:15 am on Tuesday, about 700 meters away from the Malewahi CRPF camp near Dantewada-Jagdalpur border. Pressure mechanism was used in the IED bomb, said reports.

The CRPF battalion had gone for an ambush at 11:45 pm on Tuesday night. The incident took place around 6:15 am on Wednesday morning, while Kumar was returning from duty.

The remains of the deceased jawan was brought to Chhattisgarh's Barsur on Wednesday.