Security Personnel Injured In Maoist Blast CG

CHHATTISGARH: An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was on January 14 injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast. ASI Muhammad Aslam who was injured in the blast was shifted to the Basaguda field hospital of the CRPF and is stable currently. He will later be airlifted to Raipur for further treatment.

Police officials suspect the involvement of Naxalites in the blast. The blast occured early morning on Satutday near Pegdapalli village under Tarrem police station limits when a road opening party of the CRPF’s 153rd battalion was out on patrolling, a senior police official said. The pressurized device went off when the team was cordoning off the area.

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