Reports coming in suggest that an IED blast on the Bijapur-Bhopalpatnam road near Chinnkodepal on Friday.
The blast has caused injury to a jawan identified as Lakshman Rao, a personnel of 85 Battalion in Central Police Reserve Force.
The injured jawan is presently under treatment in Bijapur district hospital.
It is said that the personnel is stable but his injuries to the leg portion may be serious.
The injured jawan might soon be referred to Jagdalpur for better medical care.
It need be recalled that the rebels had targeted a bullet proof vehicle on this location itself back in year 2010.
Eight of the personnel had lost their lives in the attack back then.>