Thirteen CRPF jawans were injured when the mini-truck they were travelling in overturned in Maoist-hit Dantewada district on Friday, police said.

The incident took place between Palnar and Sameli villages when the CRPF patrolling party was returning after conducting a search operation in Aranapur police station area of the district on Friday afternoon, Dantewada Superintendent of Police Narendra Khare said.

“Four jawans were seriously injured in the mishap and they were airlifted to Raipur for treatment,” the SP said. – PTI