In India, eleven Indian soldiers were injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Seraikela Kharsawan district of Jharkhand State on Tuesday (May 28).
The blast took place when a joint team of the CRPF’s special jungle warfare unit, CoBRA, and the state police was carrying out an operation in the forests of Kuchai area in the district.
The injured troops, eight of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) and rest belonging to the state police, have been airlifted to state capital Ranchi, police said. The joint team was being led by the 209th battalion of the CoBRA of the Central Reserve Police Force deployed in the state for anti-Naxal operations, officials said.
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22 July, 2019