At least seven explosions happened in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, namely, its Kanker District, on 11 November, just one day before local parliamentary elections, the NDTV broadcaster reported, citing local police.
The NDTV broadcaster reported that Maoists had triggered the explosions in the Kanker village of Antagrarh. As the country’s security forces were patrolling the area, a gunfight broke out, in which one security officer was injured.
Another clash between the security forces and the Maoists took place in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka, in the city of Bijapur. In this clash, one Maoist was killed.