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4 cops injured in road mishap


Raipur: Four policemen were injured when a vehicle which was part of the Dantewada Superintendent of Police’s security escort met with an accident in the district.

The accident took place near Padapar village in Dantewada district’s Bacheli police station limits yesterday, Kirnadul Sub-Divisional Officer of Police M Z Baig told.

Six police jawans belonging to district police force, deployed as follow guards of Dantewada SP Kamlochan Kashyap, were¬†travelling¬†in a SUV behind the officer’s vehicle on way to Dantewada from Bacheli last evening.

When they reached near Padapur village, the driver failed to negotiate a sharp turn following which the vehicle skid off the road and fell into a ditch, the SDOP said.

“Four follow guards sustained minor injuries in the incident,” he said.

Additional security personnel were sent to the spot and the injured policemen were admitted to a local hospital in Kirandul, he said adding their condition was said to be normal.

A case has been registered in this connection and further investigation is on, he said.

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