CHAIBASA: A CRPF jawan was injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district on Tuesday, police said.
Security forces were on an anti-Maoist operation at Hathiburu jungle in Goilkera police station area when the IED planted by Maoists exploded, injuring the CRPF jawan, they said.
State Police’s Inspector General (Ops) Amol V Homkar said the injured jawan was airlifted to state capital Ranchi where he was admitted to a private hospital.
On Thursday, 51 IEDs were found in the area after three CRPF jawans were injured in a similar blast.

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