6 serial blasts in India targeting security forces, BSF officer killed

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6 serial blasts in India targeting security forces, BSF officer killed

NEW DELHI - A sub-inspector of Border Security Force (BSF) was killed when Maoists reportedly triggered six IED blasts in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday, a day ahead of polling in the region.

Police said that a set of six IED blasts was reported to have been triggered by Maoists to target the security forces in between Kattakal and Gome villages, Hindustan Times has reported.

The blast took place at around 8.30 am when a team of BSF was on routine area domination in Koliyabeda area. The area comes under Antahgarh assembly constituency from where MP Vikram Usendi has been fielded by BJP in the assembly elections.