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2 CoBRA personnel hurt after stepping over spike trap

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

Two CoBRA personnel, including a sub-inspector, were today injured after they inadvertently stepped over a spike trap laid by in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.

The incident took place at around 11:35 AM when a team of CRPF's elite Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) 204th battalion was conducting an anti-naxal operation in the interiors of Gangaloor police station limits, a official told PTI.

While returning, the two personnel inadvertently stepped over iron spikes placed in Kusnar village forests, around 450 kms away from here, causing them injuries on their legs, he said.

Those injured were identified as sub-inspector Munendra and head constable Tarun Gogoi belonging to CoBRA 204th battalion, the official said, adding they were rushed to Gangaloor camp and were provided treatment.

Their condition was stated to be stable, he added.

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First Published: Fri, December 02 2016. 17:08 IST