Chhattisgarh Man Injured in Naxal IED Blast

A 22-year-old man named Madvi Nanda was severely injured by a pressure IED explosion while driving a tractor in Bijapur district, Chhattisgarh. The IED, allegedly planted by Naxalites, exploded when he stopped his vehicle near Toynala village. Nanda was given preliminary medical treatment and referred to a district hospital.

PTI | Bijapur | Updated: 02-06-2024 12:17 IST | Created: 02-06-2024 12:17 IST
Chhattisgarh Man Injured in Naxal IED Blast
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A 22-year-old man named Madvi Nanda suffered critical injuries when a pressure improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Sunday, police officials have reported.

Nanda, a resident of Chhutwai village, was driving towards Tarrem in his tractor and had stopped near Toynala village to urinate when the blast occurred. According to an official, the IED was allegedly planted by Naxalites targeting security personnel in the area.

Nanda stepped on a pressure IED connection, triggering the blast and sustaining serious leg injuries. Security personnel rushed him to the Chinnagelur camp for preliminary treatment before referring him to the Bijapur district hospital. Over the past two months, five people have died in similar IED incidents in the Bijapur district.

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