Two jawans killed, three injured in IED blast triggered by Maoists in Jharkhand

Express News Service
RANCHI: Two jawans of Jharkhand Jaguar were killed and at least three others were seriously injured in an IED blast triggered by Maoists in Chaibasa on Thursday morning. 

According to the police, the encounter with Maoists is still on while the injured police personnel are being airlifted to Ranchi.

Sources in the police department said that the incident took place when a joint team of Jharkhand Jaguar and CRPF were on a regular search operation in the Toklo jungles of Chaibasa.

The deceased jawans have been identified as Hardwar Shah and Kiran Auron, while those injured are Devendra Kumar, Deep Topno and Nikku Oraon.