Four die in Naxal-triggered landmine explosion in Chhattisgarh

TNN Bureau. Updated: 11/8/2018 2:46:33 PM National

Dantewada, Chhattisgarh, Nov 8: Four people – including a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) constable – were today killed during a powerful explosion that ripped through a bus in poll-bound Chhattisgarh's Dantewada District, police said.

A bus of the National Mineral Development Corporation (NDMC) was returning from Bacheli to Akashnagar after purchasing vegetables when the blast – triggered by Moaists – occurred on the Ashoknagar-Bacheli Road. A few CISF personnel were on board the bus.

A CISF constable, the bus driver, its conductor and cleaner were killed. The deceased were yet to be identified. Two injured were rushed to hospital. Meanwhile, police have rushed to the spot.


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