CRPF jawan airlifted to Hyderabad

February 22, 2017 12:57 am | Updated 12:58 am IST - BHADRADRI-KOTHAGUDEM

A CRPF jawan, who reportedly suffered a grievous leg injury in a blast in the neighbouring Sukma district on Tuesday morning, was treated at the government area hospital in Bhadrachalam before being airlifted to Hyderabad for better treatment later in the day.

Sources said that Ghanshyam Kumar, a jawan of Chhattisgarh-based CRPF battalion, was brought to Bhadrachalam from the blast site near Dharmapenta in Sukma district of the neighbouring State, with a serious leg injury in the afternoon.

His right leg had to be amputated in order to save his life, hospital sources said.

He was then airlifted to a super-speciality hospital in Hyderabad. His condition was stated to be stable.

Meanwhile, the police identified the body of a woman Maoist killed in Sunday’s alleged encounter in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh as Kunja Adame alias Soni, 26, of Usoor block of Bijapur district.

According to sources, the body, which was preserved at the mortuary in the area hospital in Bhadrachalam after post-mortem, was handed over to her relatives on Tuesday.

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