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Updated on: Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 03:45 PM IST

Three killed as Naxals blow up oil tanker in Chhattigarh

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Three killed as Naxals blow up oil tanker in Chhattigarh   	 | Image source: Financial express/Twitter

Three killed as Naxals blow up oil tanker in Chhattigarh | Image source: Financial express/Twitter

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Raipur: Three people were killed when Naxals blew up an oil tanker with an improvised explosive device (IED) in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Tuesday, police said. The incident took place around 11 am between Kosronda and Tumapal villages when the diesel-laden tanker was engaged in rail track laying work in Rowghat area, Inspector General of Police (Bastar range) Vivekanand Sinha told PTI.

Three occupants of the vehicle, including its driver, were killed in the blast, he said. On getting information about the incident, security personnel rushed to the spot and launched a search operation, he added.

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Published on: Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 03:45 PM IST
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