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CRPF jawan injured in bomb blast in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur

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Press Trust of India Raipur
A CRPF jawan was injured in the explosion of a pressure bomb, suspected to be planted by the Naxals, in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh today.
Sunderraj P, Deputy Inspector General, South Bastar, told Bhasha/PTI on phone that Lakshman Rao (29), a jawan of the 85th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force, was injured after stepping on a pressure bomb near Mahadev Ghat.
He was part of a CRPF team which had set out for Bhopalpatnam from Bijapur for patrolling, the DIG said.
Rao was shifted to Raipur for treatment, he said.

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First Published: Mar 30 2018 | 5:15 PM IST

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