Raipur: Five security personnel, including 4 BSF jawans, and a civilian were injured after Naxals blew up a truck with an IED in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday.
The incident took place at around 9 am at Bijapur Ghati, located around 7 km from Bijapur town, Deputy Inspector General (anti-Naxal operations), Sundarraj P said.
"Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, belonging to 414th battalion, a District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawan, and a civilian, who was driving the vehicle, received injuries in the improvised explosive device (IED) blast," he said.
All injured were shifted to a local hospital in Bijapur, P Sundarraj added.
Bijapur was among the 18 constituencies that voted in the first phase of the assembly elections in Chhattisgarh on Monday.
(With PTI inputs)...