Five CoBRA commandos injured in IED blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

Raipur: Five personnel of CRPF's jungle warfare unit CoBRA were injured in an IED blast triggered by Maoists on Saturday evening in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, officials said.

They said the improvised explosive device blast took place in the Chintagufa forest area of the district and the injured personnel are being evacuated by a helicopter.

The injured troops belong to the 206th battalion of the Commando Battalions for Resolute Action (CoBRA).

A joint team of CoBRA and local police was out in the area for a special operation when the explosion took place, they said

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