Thursday, November 19, 2009

Six policemen injured in landmine blast

Jamshedpur, Nov 19 (PTI) Six policemen including the officer-in-charge of Gurabandha police station were today injured in a landmine blast triggered by CPI(Maoist) at Bhakad in East Singhbhum district, about 60 km from here.

The policemen were returning to the police station on an anti-landmine vehicle following regular patrolling in Naxal-hit areas when the landmine exploded injuring six of them including Gurabandha police station OC Indu Bhusan Kumar, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (Ghatsila) Anup Birtheray said.

One of the seriously injured policemen has been airlifted to Ranchi for treatment, the SDPO said.

SP Navin Kumar Singh has rushed to the spot with additional police forces.

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