Maharashtra: 15 Security Personnel Injured in Naxal Blast
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At least 15 security personnel were injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district Wednesday, police said.
The incident took place when a Quick Response Team (QRT) of Gadchiroli police was on patrolling duty in a vehicle, an official said.
The blast took place as the vehicle reached Lendhari nallah in Kurkheda area, the official said.
Police teams are reaching the spot for evacuation operation, he said.
Some of those injured will be airlifted for medical treatment, he said.
The blast followed Naxals torching 25 vehicles belonging to a road construction contractor earlier in the day, police said.
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