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Four security personnel injured in Jharkhand landmine blast

IANS  |  Ranchi 

Four security personnel were injured in a landmine blast triggered by guerrillas in Jharkhand's Latehar district on Friday, police said.

According to police, the blast took place when the security personnel were involved in an anti-operation in Latu jungle in Latehar district.

The injured security personnel were airlifted to Ranchi for treatment.

Police, along with the (CRPF), have launched a massive operation against the Maoists in Budha Pahad in Garwah district. Top commanders Sukhdakaran and Arvind are said to be present in the jungle.

Maoist guerrillas are active in 18 of the 24 districts in the state.



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First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 18:02 IST