Three police jawans injured as Maoists execute IED blast in Lohardaga

Lohardaga: Three police jawans were injured as Maoists executed an IED blast under Serendag Police Station area of this district on Friday.
Following the IED blast, three jawans were injured who were later sent to Ranchi for better medical aid. SDPO Jitendra Kumar Singh has confirmed the incident.
Upon receiving information Lohardaga SP Priyanka Meena also reached on the spot and inquired into the incident. So far the injured have been identified as police jawan Upendra Singh, SAP jawan Arvind Pandey while the identity of another jawan has not been ascertained. Post the incident additional police personnel and CRPF jawans were sent to the spot.
Police sources said that the jawans of the district police were travelling in foot when suddenly the maoists executed the IED blast. Post the blast the Maoists also opened fire which was retaliated by the policemen. However, no casualties were reported.

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