Bijapur: At least two persons sustained critical injuries in a landmine explosion near Rajkot on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border today.
According to sources, the victims were en route to Basaguda in Bijapur district in a Bolero jeep when the vehicle blew off in a landmine explosion near Rajkot. Following this, driver and a co-passenger sustained injuries.
On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.
Preliminary investigation indicated that the Maoists had targeted security personnel’s vehicle.
Sources said the incident occurred 2 km away from Basaguda police limits.