Landmines injure eight security personnel

Ranchi, Jan 27: Eight security personnel were injured as Maoists set off landmines in Jharkhand’s Giridih district Monday, police said.

The attack took place near Dholkatta village when security forces were conducting an operation to free four people abducted by Maoists, a police official told IANS.

Two of the injured security personnel were said to be in serious condition.

IANS