Four CRPF jawans including head constable injured in a blast at Raipur Railway Station

Four CRPF jawans including head constable injured in a blast at Raipur Railway Station

 

Raipur: Four jawans including a head constable were injured in a blast in CRPF special train on platform number 2 of Raipur Railway Station on Saturday morning.

They all were rushed to the hospital immediately. The head constable has been admitted to the hospital, while 3 jawans who have received minor injuries were discharged after first aid.

As per police, the accident happened around 6:30 am during the loading of goods when a box carrying explosives slipped out of hand and got exploded. Head constable Chavan Vikas Laxman, constables Ramesh Lal, Ravindra Kar, and Dinesh Kumar Paikra were injured in the accident.

Head constable Chavan Vikas Laxman has been admitted to Narayana Hospital in Raipur. Surgeon Dr Neeraj Pandey told that Chauhan has injuries in his back, arms, legs, and head. There is a fracture in the head which will need surgical intervention. His condition is out of danger.

CRPF DIG Rajkumar, who reached the hospital to see the injured jawan, told that the blast took place during transportation. All the jawans are out of danger. The train was going to Nagpur. This is not a case of negligence; such an accident can happen while carrying any goods.

CRPF 211th Battalion Commandant Sanjeev Ranjan said that after placing the arms ammunition box, the fuse box of the ammunition exploded near the toilet of the bogie. A case has been registered at GRP Railway Station Raipur. The head constable is undergoing treatment. The doctors of CRPF have also reached. His CT scan has been done. An inquiry has also been ordered in the matter.