At least four jawans martyred in a IED blast in Dantewada; two injured

blast took place on Bacheli-Cholnaar route

Amid security forces on the offensive in restive areas of Chhattisgarh battling the red rebels, it is said that an IED blast has targeted a vehicle carrying force personnel.

The incident is said to be of Dantewada’s Cholnaar.

The blast took place on Bacheli-Cholnaar route.

Preliminary information suggests that as many as four of the jawans have been martyred while some others have sustained injuries.

The jawans were being taken to a road work site for providing security there but were targeted as soon as they came on the road from police station.

The jawans were from Chhattisgarh Armed Forces and local police forces.

The vehicle is badly damaged in the blast.

It is said that close to a dozen jawans on in the vehicle at the time of the blast.

Most of the jawans were of the District Police.

More information is awaited.

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