Five security personnel killed in Maoist blast

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Raipur, May 20 (IANS) Five security personnel were killed on Sunday when Maoists detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district.

The deafening blast, near Cholnar, targeted a jeep in which seven security personnel were patrolling in a remote area, killing five of them instantly, Deputy Inspector General of Police Vivekanand Sinha told the media. Two others were seriously injured.

–IANS

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