Two CoBRA jawans injured in Jharkhand IED blast

11-02-2022 14:25:03
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Two CoBRA jawans suffered serious injuries in an IED blast in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district and were airlifted to Ranchi, a police officer said on Friday.

The blast occurred in extremist-hit Bulbul-Peshrar area when a joint team of the CRPF -- of which CoBRA is a special operation unit -- and the Jharkhand Police were engaged in an operation against Maoists.

"CoBRA jawans Dileep Kumar and Narayan Das were injured in an IED blast in Bulbul-Peshrar area during an anti-extremist drive," Officer-in-charge, Peshrar Police Station, Rishi Kumar, told PTI.

The jawans, both in their 40s, were flown to Ranchi in a chopper, he said.

Locals claimed extremist activities have increased in the region over the past few months.

Some of them also said that they had been living in fear.

According to Kumar, a search operation to nab the rebels in the district was underway.


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