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Two CRPF personnel killed, 7 injured in landmine blast

Bihar

Two CRPF personnel were killed and seven other security officials injured when they were defusing a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar’s Aurangabad district today

BiharAurangabad (Bihar): Two CRPF personnel were killed and seven other security officials injured when they were defusing a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar’s Aurangabad district today.

The incident took place ahead of the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in the Maoist-affected district.

Inspector General of Police (Operation) Amit Kumar said a joint team of CRPF and Bihar police was defusing the landmine planted by ultras in Dibra police station area of the district when it exploded.

The officer-in-charge of Dibra police station was among those injured, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) S K Bhardwaj informed at Patna.

The injured were brought to the sadar hospital here, Kumar said.

PTI

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