An officer of the CRPF’s jungle warfare unit, CoBRA, was killed whereas 9 commandos have been injured in an improvised explosive system (IED) blast triggered by Naxals within the Sukma district, safety officers stated on Sunday.
Assistant Commandant Nitin Bhalerao, Commando Battalion for Resolute Motion (COBRA) 206 battalion of CRPF, suffered accidents within the blast close to the Tadmetla space in Sukma, whereas 9 different commandos, together with a second-in-command rank officer, have been injured and have been admitted to a neighborhood hospital.
#UPDATE Chhattisgarh: Assistant Commandant Nitin Bhalerao, of CoBRA 206 battalion of CRPF, succumbs to his accidents from an IED blast by naxals close to Tadmetla space of Sukma district yesterday.
Seven different personnel injured. https://t.co/asaWd3Pb1j
— ANI (@ANI) November 29, 2020
They stated the improvised explosive system blast happened within the Chintafuga forest space of the district and the injured personnel are being evacuated by a helicopter. The injured troops belong to the 206th battalion of the Commando Battalions for Resolute Motion (CoBRA).
A joint staff of CoBRA and native police was out within the space for a particular operation when the explosion happened, they stated.
The injured troops belong to the 206th battalion of the Commando Battalion for Resolute Motion (CoBRA). A joint staff of CoBRA and native police was out within the space for a particular operation when the blast happened, they stated.
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