RAJNANDGAON: Naxals triggered an IED blast on Thursday in Chhattisgarh’s Rajnandgaon district where polling for Lok Sabha elections is underway, a comparison military central said.
No misadventure was reported in a incident, he said.
“The rebels detonated a Improvised Explosive Device (IED) around 10.30 am between Medha and Dabba villages, descending underneath Manpur-Mohla Assembly segment, when a group of a Indo-Tibetan Border Police group was out on area mastery operation in perspective of polling in a area,” he said.
No mistreat was caused to a confidence crew as a blast took place a few metres divided from them, he said, adding that a combing operation was underway in a area.
Polling in a Manpur-Mohla Assembly shred of Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha subdivision is being hold from 7 am to 3 pm. In a remaining 7 Assembly segments of Rajnandgaon Lok Sabha seat, a polling time is from 7 am to 5 pm.
A thick confidence sweeping of around 60,000 personnel, and drones, has been thrown around a 3 constituencies-Rajnandgaon, Kanker and Mahasamund – of a state where polling is being hold in a second proviso of Lok Sabha elections.
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