Maoists Wednesday targetted a bus carrying Border Security Force personnel returning from poll duty in Bijapur, around four kilometres away from the district headquarters at Mahadev Ghat. According to the police, six jawans are injured and have been rushed to a local hospital. According to preliminary reports, Maoists detonated an IED before opening fire at personnel. The incident comes a week before the second phase of voting in the Chhattisgarh elections on November 20.
Preliminary reports suggest an IED blast and then firing by Maoists. Firing is still on. Injured jawans being rushed to hospital @IndianExpress
— Dipankar Ghose (@dipankarghose31) November 14, 2018
More details awaited.