CRPF personnel injured in IED blast in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district dies

Sukma (Chhattisgarh): The CRPF jawan who was injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Chintagupha, Sukma on Tuesday has succumbed to his injuries, ANI reported.

He was critically injured in the blast, which occurred while the troops of 150 Battalion of CRPF were out for area domination duty.

The injured jawan has been evacuated by a chopper for Raipur, ANI reported.

In a similar incident on 27 November, a District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawan sustained injuries in an IED blast in the Minpa forest area in Sukma.

The explosion took place when the troops of 206 CoBRA and DRG were returning to their base camp in Chintagupha region.

With inputs from ANI

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Updated Date: Dec 11, 2018 18:41:17 IST

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