Lahore: A powerful blast in Pakistan's Punjab province's provincial capital Lahore has claimed at leat two lives and injured dozens, in what is being...
The incident took place at around 7.30 am near Ghotiya village under Malewadhi police station limits, located around 400 km from the state capital Raipur.
The incident occurred between Dhaulai and Pallinar at Kadenar area in Narayanpur district when the jawans were returning to Mandoda after conducting combing operations in the forests
Sunil Padam, a Maoist militia commander, was killed when an IED that he was placing underground near Gaythapara village accidentally got activated.
Police in a statement on Saturday said that arrested Naxals have disclosed that they did a prior recce of security forces' movement.
Jharkhand Police also informed that the incident happened in the forest area of village Hoyahatu, under Toklo police station.
According to IG Bastar P Sundarraj, on the morning of February 24 around 10 am, there was an encounter between security forces and Naxals in the forest hill of village Kukur.
A team of NIA officials had visited the blast site Friday evening and collected materials from the site. The team of the NIA officials also carried out complete mapping of the area to identify the route and the persons involved in the blast.
The blast occurred at around 8.10 a.m. when the IED exploded and targeted a Corolla-model car in Chehel Sutoon area in PD7 of Kabul city, TOLO News reported.
This came after Deputy Commandant yesterday had sustained splinter injury in a mine-clearing operation in Sukma, according to the P Sundarraj, Inspector General of Bastar.
Assistant Commandant Nitin Bhalerao, 33, succumbed to injuries suffered in the blast in the early hours of Sunday and nine commandos, were injured.
The case relates to an IED blast followed by indiscriminate firing on April 9, 2019 near Shyamgiri village in Dantewada district in which Mandavi, the then MLA of Dantewada, was killed by the operatives of CPI (Maoist).
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