Live tv
search
  1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. India
  4. Chhattisgarh: CRPF jawan killed in IED blast in Bijapur district

Chhattisgarh: CRPF jawan killed in IED blast in Bijapur district

A camp of the battalion is located in Dharmaram, more than 400km from the state capital Raipur.

PTI Reported By: PTI Bijapur Updated on: September 28, 2022 23:39 IST
The body of the jawan, a native of Haryana, is being
Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIVE The body of the jawan, a native of Haryana, is being shifted to Bijapur, police said.

Highlights

  • A jawan of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was killed in an IED blast
  • The incident occurred at around 6:30 pm near the Chintavagu river in Dharmaram village
  • The body of the jawan is being shifted to Bijapur

A jawan of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast, suspected to have been triggered by Naxalites, in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Wednesday evening, police said.

The incident occurred at around 6:30 pm near the Chintavagu river in Dharmaram village when a team of the CRPF's 196th battalion was out on an area domination operation, Bijapur Superintendent of Police Anjneya Varshney told PTI.

A camp of the battalion is located in Dharmaram, more than 400km from the state capital Raipur. When the patrolling team was cordoning off the area, constable Satpal Singh came under the impact of the explosion, leading to his death, he said.

The body of the jawan, a native of Haryana, is being shifted to Bijapur, Varshney added.

ALSO READ | Jharkhand: CRPF jawan injured in gun-battle with Maoists

ALSO READ | Srinagar grenade attack: One CRPF personnel injured, hunt on to nab terrorists

 

Latest India News

Read all the Breaking News Live on indiatvnews.com and Get Latest English News & Updates from India